Rewild The Earth and Start Again

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                                                        S top the clock & turn back time to
                                                        O nce Upon when world was green &
                                                         I nnocent of crime we lived by
                                                         L etting well enough alone.

 

 

Acrostic poem – my response to the Daily Prompt Soil

Image – Soil Association

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14 thoughts on “Rewild The Earth and Start Again

  1. Reminds me of the Groundhogs track, Garden, about a man who wants to turn back time.

    “But I’m not going to cut a single blade of grass, my garden will look just like the distant past,
    Before the days of agricultural land, before the time when pebbles turned to sand. ”

    Actually, that might be a bit too far back, before mankind arrived on the planet, but the sentiment is much the same.

    1. Good to be compared with powerful sentiments like that – and I’m not ashamed that my words are sentimental. As Horace Walpole (whose Castle of Otranto I’ve just read) once said: the world is a comedy to those who think and a tragedy to those who feel.

      Just thought of some more lyrics that hit the spot. You may be able to hear them on this rather nice recording:

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