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Aug 25
Green foliage aloft in the air ...
   this heart would melt as macaws did sing!
   Waters tumbled from heavens above
      where no measure of beauty would echo through spring!
      Now aflame; blame is played
         in political gain ... what will remain?
      Now aflame; claims are made
         in heartless words ... what will be heard?

Rivers of soul adrift with our time ...
   this heart did dream of tomorrows change!
   Howlers could swing in cacao’s sweetness
      where toucans did rest in a harmony of age!
      Now aflame; her receding lines
         awake in our eyes ... who will try?
      Now aflame; wasted on man
         in self preservation ... who will ration?

Beautiful hearts afloat in the dew ...
   this heart still yearns for the amazon sights!
   Babassus would rise in sunlit mist
      where the soul of the earth gave life to the light!
      Now aflame; waiting on change
         through ash filled tears ... who will clear?
      Now aflame; breathing futures
         will narrow with chimes ... the fallen will remind!
About the the appealing amazon rainforest fires!
William Troup
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William Troup  35/M/UK
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