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Bad Investment

I hear logging trucks loading logs next door. Quite a stack of cedar they’ll get a good price for. But money will never compensate for the oxygen, soil stability, shade, beauty, habitat those trees provided. Wrong thinking there to exchange … Continue reading

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Calming Our Trees

We walked our trails today, the shorter, lower trails, closer to where the neighbours are logging. We had to calm our trees, reassure them that no one will be coming close to them with their murderous weapons. We stood, quaking … Continue reading

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Tree Killer

“Tree killer,” I yell as logging truck lumbers by, dead bodies piled high without a whimper or a sigh. My friends… we lived together long heard each others cries, and song. The saws have stopped, the music’s gone, tree killer. … Continue reading

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The Killing Woods

Chain saws laugh as giants fall all around screaming their shock as they thud to earth. Hundreds of years of memories severed from roots that drew nourishment from the earth before Canada was born. Now lie barren levelled without a … Continue reading

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