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My lungs are on fire,

my breath is smoke.

Help me, please help me!

I can see it falling —

the last straw.



(c)  2019  Betty Hayes Albright


As most of us know, the Amazon Rain Forest (often referred to as “the lungs of the earth”) is on fire. This great forest provides 1/5th of the earth’s oxygen – every 5th breath we take.  So far, the fires are out of control. I heard on the news that millions of animal species have perished. We need more than thoughts and prayers on this one….



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