J.H. DickinsonPoetry, Essays and Art By J.H. Dickinson from All-Creatures.org


Place my hand on the world

Will I snatch,
human like,
and grab, greedy fisted?

Will I pummel,
brutalise,
and eradicate my humanity?

Will I torture,
commodify,
living creatures and worldly kin?

Or will I reach out
in soft caress
of compassion?

A dissolution of blindness
and capitalist driven
control.

A kindness,
for all life.
All species.

I place my hand on the world
in hope.

hands on the world

2023 J.H. Dickinson

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