Something that returns as front page news again and again. Not quite the RWP prompt, but this is something I still can't quite face.

The Earth is bleeding
they say, but it's not quite true.
Blood doesn't poison.
They always forget the Earth
wears her life on the outside.

And the reason for being short:

project proposals
take crucial time away from
projects in progress

painful, especially so since this oil bleeds a black that rushes forth it’s monetary magic to our wonderful shores… havent forgotten either the men who lost their lives as well… i can relate to our lives outside of rwp napowrimo it has been hard but most enjoyable… take care along the way a life in the day
Comment by pieceofpie
The short form works for this sad, sad topic.
Comment by Deb
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