A global extinction event

Day 192

We’ve canoed miles

on these rivers and creeks

and have rarely seen a fish.

Everything looks different from the water.

You could get lost in your own backyard

this way,

Into the land of some turtles

and some frogs

and very few fish.

I wonder when it started?

This great disappearing.

And if the’re lonely,

the watery ones,

in the midst of  a great vanishing act.

Horrible in its efficiency,

nightmarish in its speed,

a grisly grand finale to

a global extinction event.

Caused by a species

unwilling and unable to



Thank you for listening,



photo by Michelle Johnsen

photo by Michelle Johnsen



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