The elders watched from the precipice of destruction,
stoic, unmoved in their constant vigil,
feeling mildly perturbed
by it all.
The ancient one shivered against the untimely chill
that had crept insidiously over the season,
forcing his tribe to take to the skies
all too soon, seeking warmth-
The Great Hunter finished the remains of its meal
wondering when the last kill would be
as the Keepers pushed further in,
stripping away the vestiges of
their life’s blood.
They bowed their heads in reverent shame for
such disregard of their Mother’s world,
their chirping drowned by the clamor
of progress, the cacophony
She made them stewards of her Creation,
they hold her Essence in their hands,
delicate, brilliant, mighty, precious!
How could they betray her trust
for gold dust?
Can they not see the universe in a grain of sand,
feel her breath in the rush of the wind,
see her artistry painted across the
canvas of a blue sky in the
rainbow after a storm?
Her children remain hopeful in their quest
for new awakening, their message plain
to the loyal who choose to see it
etched on their faces-
“Her heart is breaking..”
What is written on the shores of time for
this human race, then, as it spins itself
wildly into eventual extinction,
guided not by love decreed
but stark, unbridled greed?
Words of shame and empty dreams lay
broken, fading under a remorseless sun
as Creation toils to rebuild itself
as it is loathe and wont to do-
again and again.
The sun rises and sets
as Nature weeps
for what was lost
for they understand they are the true Keepers,
the constant, faithful, vigilant
that honor the
The simple, hopeful thought to not be alone
within the vastness of Eternity
that became an idea of
How can we, the Keepers
of the Creator’s original thought
betray such a gift?
The Trickster speaks,
your mind he seeks
to have and hold
next to his gold
while the hell
festers and waits
to be fed
with the dead
flesh he vowed
with head bowed
to the lie.
Reach for the Light
within plain sight
CKP words and photos
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