We Know The Earth Is In Trouble, Why Doesn’t Anybody Do Anything? (Try this*)

Via on Feb 24, 2009

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This morning a little bird told Abilene and me that we should start a Revolution of Recycling,

so we began to look around for things to use…

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We found some crazy stories,

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and colors,

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some spare parts,

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music we haven’t heard in awhile, but knew all the words to.
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If we were going to make a story that would ignite a Recycling Revolution,

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it would be a song*

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about *You!

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There are people I know,

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who love the earth…

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and it loves them back!

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When I meet one of these people, I make them cuffs as quickly as possible!

(then give them their cuffs)

…and sometimes there is singing!

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The Revolution would definitely have empowering slogans!

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a flag!

(It’s a good thing I already made one!)

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and symbols that we can rally behind!

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It might turn out to be a bit of a circus,

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but it would mostly be about looking back,

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and looking into our pockets to see what we have collected!

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We can repurpose the things that serve us,

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and recycle the things that don’t.

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It’s just a wish…

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and a prayer

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from the songbirds, because…

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freedom sings!

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more revolution click*

About Joana Smith

Who I'd like to meet: Superman's Children, eco-warriors, truck drivers, persephone, roller derby queens, nurses, scientists, givers, priests, yogi, storytellers, people who don't know right now, playwrights, philosophers, people who are more visual, people who hop trains, performers, poets, seamstresses, activists, Spider-Man, kids, rangers, Snow White, dj's, massage therapists, people who work with their hands, bunnies, sportsracers, people who work in offices, dancers, baristas, artists, cleaners, climbers, Jeff's sister, Colbert, Skiers, Bikers, skaters, surfers, ani, people who are recovering, trees (and flowers), people who will die soon, gardeners, horses, Jolie-Pitt, soon-to-be mothers, margie's daughter, astronomers, people who are scared, girls who wear black and listen to the Smiths, cuffmakers, lambs, Miranda July, the man in the moon, Bono, people from 'round here, Obama...

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3 Responses to “We Know The Earth Is In Trouble, Why Doesn’t Anybody Do Anything? (Try this*)”

  1. james in canada says:

    luv your vision – cuffs are cool

  2. Nathan Smith ndsmith says:

    Hi James! thanks!

    If anyone would like to spread Revolution slogans magnets, let me know, and I’ll send you some!

    missepic2003@yahoo.com

  3. [...] Recycling Program is an inspiration to visionary recyclers everywhere! (And my friend, Sarahdawn Haynes truly is! She’s in the video.)**And check out the CU students sorting through the trash! [...]

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