Consequences

wooden statue of a pigeon standing on top of an empty metal paint can, with a sign behind it leading to the exhibits within, reading, Lost landscapes
An exhibit at the Queen Victoria museum and Art Gallery in Launceston, Tasmania

As we lose landscapes,
stock up on gold and silver,
poorer we become.

Human trash

Wooden sculpture of a pelican with discarded bottles and drink cans in its mouth.
Sculpture in the Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania

Waddling by the shore,
scooping up crushed cans, bottles—
a pelican feasts.