Japanese Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia
Japanese Garden, Vancouver, British Columbia
Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Nature will nurture

Only if you care and dare

To banish sorrow

Lush vegetation

Thrives in rich soil through respect

From all of mankind

The heat burned and bleached

Life forms crystallized

For years, still alive

Plastic entrapment

That no living thing deserves

Beware what you eat

Nourishment comes from

The bosom of mother earth

But we spoil our soil

We can and we must

Restore the bounty through life

Without waste and toll

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Former presidential speechwriter, still a musician; writes about urban gridlocks. Will work full time for the planet. Harvard Kennedy School ‘14 🇵🇭

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