Category Archives: Poetry

We are what we do

United Nations conference on environment and development Rio de Janeiro 3-14 June 1992 Severn Suzuki: Coming up here today, I have no hidden agenda. I am fighting for my future. I am here to speak for all generations to come. … Continue reading

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On the fragility of life

~~~ Planet Earth is 4,600 million years old. If we condense this inconceivable time-span into an understandable concept, we can liken Earth to a person of 46 years of age. Nothing is known about the first seven years of this … Continue reading

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Once upon a dream

There once was just this little bard who dreamt of being great. A tale begins. Words on an empty slate Advent’rous soul, explorer, he set foot upon the path. The way unclear; could not see far sought wisdom from a … Continue reading

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Unknown universe

A timely follow-on from my recent wibble ‘Focus‘, gleaned from a comment on a recent article by Guy McPherson on Transition Voice (well worth a read — especially the comment thread.) This video* represents ‘The Known Universe‘: and yet most … Continue reading

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Focus

While I agree that it’s important not to sweat the small stuff, I believe that it’s just as important to keep one’s eye on the ball and not lose sight of the wood for the trees.

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Mitakuye Oyasin

Music: ‘Gran Canyon’ from ‘The Enchanting Sounds of North America’ by Higher Plain Drifting. Mitakuye Oyasin May the Fourth be with you.

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Occupy Love

About the film – Occupy Love

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Many small streams will form a large river

Don’t sweat the small stuff Such things do not matter; But a little can be enough: A flat-rate fee can flatter. Flattr: Small change, for big change. Heh. All my own words (the ones after the video!) OK, maybe I … Continue reading

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The root of all evil

 

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A little perspective for the new year

Just remember that you’re standing on a planet that’s evolving and revolving at 900 miles an hour; That’s orbiting at 19 miles a second, so it’s reckoned, A sun that is the source of all our power. The sun, and … Continue reading

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