Logging Truck

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Truck rolling by,

logs quivering

shimmying.

Was it clearcut,

this timber?

Extracted from the

Clayoquot or Algonquin,

the Gitksan maybe,

disrupting caribou,

destroying habitats,

inciting boreal

deterioration

incomprehensible

to stewards

indigenous to this land.

Oh, this rig is only

partway down

the country from

wherever it was

loaded,

but it’s grinding

more than gears

now, as it goes.

 

Image: Tony Fisher on Flickr

 

 

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