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Extinction, Past and Future

I used to be a Dodo bird

But then I went extinct.

I came back as a Quagga

And then a Cape Verde Great Skink.

I’ve been a Passenger Pigeon

And even a Lesser Bilby.

I’ve yet to be a 5’11 male human

But soon, I fear, I will be…

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The Dinosaur’s Last Thoughts

I wish upon a shooting star

Brightly passing in the night.

The light, sustained, grows ever closer 

So I wish with all my might.

And as the light turns fiery red

The star keeps coming closer still.

I hope my wish comes true yet I

Begin to doubt it ever will.

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