from its beginning
over 4 billion years ago
and today when by dumping
we financially thrive,
the Earth remains a living
struggling biosphere
with a collective
instinct to survive
over 7 billion of us
as we rage and fight
for the most power to
capture and consume
whatever feeds our
cosmic appetite.

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