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View of Earth Gil Hurwitz 1 |:A D9 |E7 A | | A D9 |E7 A :| x2 A D9 E7s4 A To view our Earth is disconcerting A D9 E A Dammed place may land up dry as bones.

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Presentation on theme: "View of Earth Gil Hurwitz 1 |:A D9 |E7 A | | A D9 |E7 A :| x2 A D9 E7s4 A To view our Earth is disconcerting A D9 E A Dammed place may land up dry as bones."— Presentation transcript:

1 View of Earth Gil Hurwitz 1 |:A D9 |E7 A | | A D9 |E7 A :| x2 A D9 E7s4 A To view our Earth is disconcerting A D9 E A Dammed place may land up dry as bones A D9 E7s4 F#m With overuse and exponential A D9 E A Expansion of industrial zones A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454

2 A D9 E7s4 A But eyes high I spy A D9 E A Ice-floes demise from polar seas A D9 E7s4 F#m And eaux oh those emotive A D9 E A Haut-photos of Burty-yn-skys A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 View of Earth 2

3 A D9 E7s4 A Ice-caps dislodging, likely toasted, A D9 E A Will flood the coast-lines, raise the seas; A D9 E7s4 Less rain on heights, our food-stores F#m threatened A D9 E A Our stewardships a travesty. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 State of Life 3

4 View of Earth 4 A D9 E7s4 A Water-woes---we owe to no one A D9 E A Only ourselves not autrui; A D9 E7s4 F#m Ouïe! Unwilling eyes we open A D9 E A Edwards lament-landscapes we see. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454

5 A D9 E7s4 A Parched Colorado River delta, A D9 E A Flow diverted – raise some herds- A D9 E7s4 F#m Fish and amphibians find no shelter A D9 E A Plundered profits, pain deferred. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 State of Life 5

6 A D9 E7s4 A Manufactured western suburbs, A D9 E A Life floats on dwindling aquifers; A D9 E7s4 F#m Next door the ancient ghostly remnants A D9 E A Of cultures faltered, disappeared. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 State of Life 6

7 A D9 E7s4 A And drought no doubt about it A D9 E A Were drifting to that turn of things A D9 E7s4 F#m What clout to save our offspring A D9 E A - Cherish each drop that wetting wrings. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 View of Earth 7

8 A D9 E7s4 A Our leaders opt for obfuscation A D9 E A A short-term outlook is obscene – A D9 E7s4 F#m A final geologic era A D9 E A Warm welcome to Anthropocene. A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 State of Life 8

9 A D9 E7s4 A And whoa! those emotive A D9 E A Views captured by Burty-y-nsky ! A D9 E7s4 F#m Decry and why not try A D9 E A Avoid our man-made destiny A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 View of Earth 9

10 A D9 The news from Earth is Rit. E7s4 F#m ! disconcerting………… A 2100 D E7s F#m 6654 A 6454 View of Earth 10


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