And So The Earth Wept

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And so the earth wept,
Again.
For she has wept so many times before.
But this time, she wept further.
Her people were in crisis and her lands,
were dying.
You see, someone decided long ago,
that the planet,
Was not to be shared with equality.
Or love.
As was the intent.
And the people separated into categories based on difference,
that were never supposed to be important.
For when she began her mission, she made only one race.
The human race.
And that race reared up, multiplied and divided further,
day after day after day.
And so the earth wept
, again.
For her people and her skies and her seas and her creatures.
When would they see that they are all loved the same.
And that nothing is more important
Than love.
And that, if everyone does not have equality,
then no-one has equality.
That’s how equality works.

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Donna Ashworth

#equalitypoetry #weareinthistogether #mothernatureweeps

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