Logging Rebellion, British Columbia

Edinburgh Mountain’s
Royal Majesties,
Colossals unprotect’d,
Teal Jones, Pacheedaht,

Fairy Creek in peril,
Self-organised networks
Cooperative biological communities:
Eagles, salmon, eel grasses
Regal Ones,
Bank-funded furious
Old-growth obliteration!

Elder Bill Jones
Pacheedaht Nation,
Blessing defiants,
Indigenous Peoples
Accomplices, allies,
Heroic humans!

Message David Eby,
British Columbia’s
Grand Poobah,
End logging Exceptionals!
Indispensable, incomparable
Old-growth rainforests,
Irreplaceable Holy Race.

Oz Prime Minister
‘Frackin’ Albo’
Elected climate tackler,
Three new coal mines
One gargantuan frackin’ field,
Another Mother-loather
Greens governance gladly!

© 2023 Reese Halter
Refuse. Reduce. Repurpose

Reese Halter

Reese Halter is a bees/trees/seas defender.
Unearthly Wails is a special edition, a collection of poetry
illustrated by renowned Ojibwa artist Terry McCue.
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