Poets speaking up to Adani – Richard James Allen

Study for an untitled landscape

 

What do we do?

We hold back the darkness.

In other words, we fail.

 

Fail into night

Like perfect angels

Of diminishing light.

 

At least our battlegrounds,

What you know as sunsets,

Are spectacular.

 

 

Richard James Allen

 

 

 

Photos in collage from: CSIRO CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) via Wikimedia Commons

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