IN the HUMAN WORLD

Earth

In the human world
we have heroes
and villains
and cowards.

Those who defend life
taking risks above
and beyond self interest
those who destroy life
and those we do not care
who play games of
selfish detachment and indifference.

The Human Condition
Is Conditional.

Everywhere where existence is
and always
in an instance
on any engaging
or immersive day
choices are made
making us what and
how and who we are.

Being Human
We Make Choices.

And choices define us
on levels collectively
as a species
within the relational interweave
of this
time unfolding evolutionary Earth.

And in consciousness
the vulnerable intimacies
of each singular life.

The Human Condition
Is Conditional.

We make choices.

David Sparenberg: An international essayist, eco-poet, and storyteller, David Sparenberg is author of four books including: BEING HERE & BELONGING, EARTH KEEPER POEMS and CONFRONTING the CRISIS: Essays & Meditations on Eco Spirituality. Through his writing, he teaches a hybrid discipline of Existential-Ecosophy, combining basic tenets of existentialism with eco-spirituality, eco-psychology, and eco-poetry. David lives in Seattle, WA in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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