Obliterating Old-Growth, Fairy Creek Final

Age of Agony
Caterwauling chainsaws
Burly brutes
Roughneck RCMPs*,
Evict’d eagles!

Salmon Nation Rainforest,
Unrepeatable uniqueness
Colossal cedars
Divine Douglases
Humongous hemlocks
Wondrous water,
Spawning salmon!

Life-sustaining lichens
‘My-noot mycorrhizas
Marvellous marbled-murrelets
Wonderful woody webs
Carbon capturers
Climate counter-balancers,
Tremendous temperate temples
Earthly Exceptionals,
Galactic gold!

Age of Extinction,
Tom & Dick Jones
Teal Jones Logging,
Corporate criminals,
Forest flatteners
Animal annihilators
Island impoverishers
Subsidised sickos,
Scandalous scourge!

Twenty twenty-three
June eighth
Rainforest ransacking,
Chopping churches
Ten slaying sites,
Outrageous onslaught!
Ferry Creek, British Columbia.

Climate Generation,
Old-growth blockaders
Tenacious tree-sitters
Defiant defenders,
Courageous convictions!

Public Opinion Court,
Tom & Dick Jones
Guilty as charged:
First degree murder
Defiling Mother Earth.
Forfeit souls,
Ball and chain’d
End of time!

© 2023 Reese Halter
Agitate. Disrupt. Defend.

*Royal Canadian Mounted Police


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.
Email: HalterBooks@gmail.com to order

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