Earth’s Wild Heart/Earth Day 2016

Apollo 11 view of a crescent EarthOn their return trip to Earth from the Moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts photographed Earth as a crescent.  NASA original image data dated on or about July 20, 1969Suomi NPP vegetation mapVegetation as seen by Suomi NPP Satellite/credit NASA/NOAA
Images crafted from a year’s worth of data collected by the Suomi NPP satellite provide a vivid depiction of worldwide vegetation. Suomi NPP, short for National Polar-orbiting Partnership, is a partnership between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Wild Heart

Earth’s wild heart calls to me
sings to me
as curious about me
as I am about it;
envelops me now
as we come to understand
what we are made of.

May our beautiful earth
our garden of paradise
flourish in peace



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2 Responses to Earth’s Wild Heart/Earth Day 2016

  1. Monica says:

    Hi Sandy, Thank you for your comment. I struggle to maintain equilibrium in the face of this truth. Our beautiful home.

  2. SandySays1 says:

    Unfortunately many don’t value something until they lose it.

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