“The dinosaurs went extinct because they did not have a space program.” Arthur. C. Clarke. I stand here at the check out line Paper or plastic?” the young clerk states
Unthinking and so innocent! (No knowledge of the bag’s long fate). They were big and wondrous Birds With flashing feathers, wild and free! The World was theirs. Forever so
“From Hill to Dale, and Swamp to Sea! Sixty million dragon years! They danced and fought and sexed and loved! Knew nothing of dark, deadly rocks
Hurled from the sizzling skies above. To them it was forever NOW Tended their young and won the skies. The few who saw the bad thing fall
Gazed calmly with unknowing eyes. How suddenly their chirps were lost! One moment live, the next all gone! In but a blink the Birds were dead!
We Mammals lived and carried on. Flash forward back ten million years. Big Box’s are our Planet’s fads. Big Bird’s goo, just auto food! Just gas and oil and plastic bags!