If you listen carefully, sometimes,
you can hear paradigms shift.
In forests, plants share nutrients
through fungal networks.
Can a poem be a series
of seemingly unconnected sentences?
Dragging fishing nets across the ocean floor
releases large amounts of carbon dioxide
and acidifies the ocean;
carbonic acid, the most musical of all the acids.
A financial analyst writes an article
stating that the climate crisis
can only be solved by government regulation,
capitalism is not fit for the purpose.
We must put our foot down
to change our footprint.
Is that the sound of a paradigm shifting
a chair scraping back from the table?
The prompt for this week over at earthweal is “Turning Points”, be sure to check out Brendan’s excellent post here.