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Plastic Tides

A poem of protest at ecosystem destruction

Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash

At a summer art show, a plastic bottle
covered in string, holds onto its mount, silent yet speaking as it
hangs next to portrayals of blue seas: pristine art imitating reality.

Our local beaches, debris, discarded bottles — these same bottles
used as statements for art — scatter and gather…

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