Humanity has overgrown its boundaries.
Its reach has surpassed all expectations.
We are herded into buildings like cattle.
On subways, we are packed like sardines.
Mankind spreads to devour new areas,
To bring the world under its deadly reign.
Why not spoil the open spaces, we ask,
until they resemble our version of hell?
The ocean bears our garbage and refuse,
While the horizon dims from the smog.
We puff on our cigars and cars
Until our sins are hidden by a smoke screen.
When will we say enough is enough?
It is time to replenish what we have taken.
It’s past time to rebuild and sow.
We must save the animals going extinct,
And feed our countrymen who live on the streets.
Will this happen in our lifetimes?
We know the answer to this question.
Unless something drastic is done,
we will continue on this path
to our own destruction.
BENEATH THE CITY
Take me down the road.
All the way down.
Beneath the city.
To what lies below.
To the deepest depths.
Where no one dares to tread.
This is reality.
This is the city.