We Are The Dust

photo credit: by theda in progress2 via photopin (license)

We know our place in the universe
For we named our planet dust.
Rubbing shoulders
With Mars and Orion
In this cosmic show.
Yet we named our home
For the dirt beneath our feet
And that is how we treat it.
A rusting jewel
Decaying like the grave.
With this the last morning,
These the sun’s last rays.
 
© 2019 | Frank Regan, All rights reserved.

Originally Published 18 April 2018

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