We Have Become an Endangered Species

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We have become an endangered species
Dying for lack of habitat,
Like lions, like bison, like elephants, wolves,
Restricted to government reservations.

Dying for lack of habitat,
Many have turned from our ancestors' ways.
Restricted to government reservations,
We cannot travel the road of the seasons.

Many have turned from our ancestors' ways
And the land that we sprang from like acorns, like berries.
We cannot travel the road of the seasons,
Cut off from its bounty by barbed-wire fences.

The land that we sprang from like acorns, like berries,
Like lions, like bison, like elephants, wolves,
Cut off from its bounty by barbed-wire fences,
We have become an endangered species.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon. Free for personal or non-commercial use.

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