the sky holds witness to all and eventually redeems suffering. smoke from fires set to the forests of indonesia to make way for palm oil plantations obscure the sky with bravado. at the current rate of deforestation, the future for orangutans is as dim as the sun through smoke-laden skies.
they are going
gone into the redemptive sky
no more free...
...doms of the coffers lined with cruel oil
move without trepidation
breaking spirit and soul
to learn more, visit Orangutan Outreach (www.redapes.org
) or Rainforest Action Network (www.ran.org
released July 5, 2013