Suppose a World
Keywords:Keywords: ecology, Anthropocene, ecological disruption, historical critique, progress
This poem invites the reader to view the same world in two different ways: on the one hand, the weightiest “advancements” of humanity such as buildings and money are juxtaposed to a legacy a ruined ecology through visible progress vectors such as trash, racism, and poverty. On the other hand, the poem also portrays a world that, though possessing an agency of its own, is dying due to humanity´s ambition in devouring natural equilibrium through human-centered concepts only.
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