Convenience Kills

Brilliant colors,
white, clear, black–
attack my shoreline with a
ferocity that indiscriminately kills
creatures born to breathe and eat
water; even when they eat each other
the cycle doesn’t stop.
Bent, broken, large, small,
infinitesimal: it is indestructible.

Long strings of hydrocarbon.

Hawaii-Beach

UK-beach-plastic

 

(top: squidandsquash.org; bottom: greenhome.com)

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About Jim Stewart

Writer at Butt in Chair
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