The Lark
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The Lark



Photo by Dieter de Vroomen on Unsplash

On these heatwave days
of a future summer,
on a future planet,
A place of much deprivation;
~of a molested nature,
that screams in iron traps
where the final wild tiger
bleeds to death in agony.
Will nature continue to be abused
in a museum devoted to the shadows
of a past, that did not last?
To a life of sand
built on the pursuit of superfluity?
To the end of everything?
To the collapse of hope?
I guess so.



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John E Marks

John E Marks

I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can