Of

Why is it that we’re scared To do something stupid For fear of retribution But we always wish We’d done all of Those stupid Things we Were so Afraid Of

When

When the world’s oceans evaporate When the night’s last star goes dark When our matter is in a messy state When the shape of death grows stark When there’s nothing left on our plate When humanity has erased its mark Is when we’ve finally exhausted our hate

Antarctica

Antarctica’s ice dwindles. This is not an environmental disaster, This is the earth breathing in, And when it breathes out, It’ll blow us all out of existence. This is the Anthropocene. The earth will survive. We will not.

Devour

You’ve intercepted me Analyzed my trajectory Sized up my nutrients Absorbed me to nucleus Like a black hole devours A black hole Eat the souls of sunflowers And leave coal Leave coal Leave coal