Day 5 of Blogging from A to Z. Today’s letter is E
E is for Errant Environmental Ecocide
if not this day then
when will we accept that we
court a silent spring.
I won’t belabor the point. The haiku says it all. We know the bees are dying; we know that they are essential to our food production. Even those folks who profess to care, spray their lawns, trees, and even themselves with poisons and wonder that they and their gardens do not thrive as they once did.
errant – adjective \ˈer-ənt, ˈe-rənt\
behaving wrongly, going outside the proper area
eco·cide noun \ˈē-kə-ˌsīd, ˈe-, -(ˌ)kō-\
the destruction of large areas of the natural environment especially as a result of deliberate human action