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    Friday, August 24, 2018

    Which Baby To Save

    Hold your breath: a song of climate change

    Bob Hicok poem selected and introduced by Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove, August 23, 2018 (NY Times)

    “…[T]he excuses for inaction in Bob Hicok’s parable of environmental greed rapidly rise to a rousing chorus of denial. W.H. Auden’s “The Age of Anxiety” has devolved into an age of outrage whose citizenry has grown adept at justifying procrastination to the point of changing course to suit its comfort. Hicok’s exhortation to accept responsibility for our future falls on conveniently stoppered ears: The final line, with its rhyming monosyllables, lands like a judge’s gavel…

    Hold your breath: a song of climate change

    The water’s rising

    but we’re not drowning yet.

    When we’re drowning

    we’ll do something.

    When we’re on our roofs.

    When we’re deciding between saving

    the cute baby or the smart baby.

    When there aren’t enough helicopters

    or news crews to circle

    over everyone. When sharks

    are in the streets. When people

    are dying. When people

    with wine cellars

    are dying. We’ll build dams

    and dikes, put stilts

    on our V-8s and golf courses,

    cut down anyone

    who cuts down a tree,

    paint our Jesuses

    green, we’ll grow wings, we’ll go

    to the moon. Soon.

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