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The Naked Ape †

 
I hanker for simpler times
when community meant something
when man looked after his fellow man
when man was at one with nature
one with the beasts of the field
when everything was in synchronicity
when mother nature and we were one
a time when we did no harm
a time when mother nature provided
and we only took what we needed
and we were thankful and content
 
I search my memory banks
I research our human history
I research our human culture
I  google search and Youtube it
the celts and druids almost got there
but ultimately I came up with nothing
apart from quite a credible theory
I worry about putting further pen to paper
I am quite sure some people have come
to this very same awkward conclusion
 
there has never been a time
before the apes started to become
Uncivilised from that point on it was
totally downhill all the way
we arrogantly claim superiority
because of our inferiority complex
and we are more lowly in Creation
the downfall for mankind came
when we invented language and
the first thing that came after was a lie
the second was an insult, the third
was a threat, the forth was a call to worship
 
we are all killers, killers for profit
we are all culpable in trying to
destroy nature. we are all rapists
raping the earth of resources despite
scarcity, we are all predators eating
everything we see everything we don't kill
we are a blight on this beautiful planet
a virus, a disease the black death
I hope you're prepared for what's coming
a return to the jungle
 
oh! Goddess
Make it soon
David_Macleod
Written by David_Macleod (David Macleod)
Published | Edited 9th May 2019
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