Gardens and zoos

We can make an eden

Or anything we wish

But at what cost?

What goes on outside

The garden walls

The greenhouses churn

The waste-heaps mount.

The sated lions laze within

Striking range of gazelles

Fat on cracked corn

This eden, this microcosm,

Lies.

20191118

https://dversepoets.com/2019/11/18/quadrille-92-take-a-crack-at-poeming/

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