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Dear Planet Earth,

I am writing you this letter today. It seems like the right thing to do just now. I would like to express my feelings through these few words.

The first word that comes to my mind is forgiveness. Forgive me. Forgive us. I know that forgiveness is sacred, and hard to grant. I do not expect you to forgive all our mistakes but know that I am truthfully sorry. I am sorry on behalf of our humanity, that swallowed your precious resources within a few centuries. I am sorry for our human behaviour, that led to the decline of your unfathomable beauty, to the extinction of your being and the annihilation of your soul. I am sorry for the lethal smokes, the greenhouse gas, the smoking clouds, the fuel that swamp your skies.

I beg you to accept my sincere apologies for the plastic, metal, glass and other materials that are anchored in your green meadows for thousands of years. I beg you to absolve us from the fish nets, garbage, mercury that are carried by the streams in every source of the world. I fall at your feet in forgiveness for the extreme exploitation that we make of your grounds, of these enchanting beings who contribute to the air we breathe, of the deadly practices that not only diminish, but wipe out your soils and defy the natural cycle of rebirth.

Forgive us for the destruction of the billions of living beings we consider inferior to our human race, because they vibrate on a level we cannot comprehend. They chirp as we soliloquize, gallop as we stride, weep as we cry. They come into the world on the wrong side and have already lost their battle for life. These beings, who we abuse, kill, slit, cut up, scale, rip apart, skin; whose limbs are maimed, whose horns are ground, whose tusks are poached. They endure the repeated absurdities we consider essential to our existence since the beginning of our civilisation. And I can feel the pulse of your aches in every sip of air I take.

I am not asking you to understand why. Trying to understand no longer matters. I know that your forgiveness is vain. My brothers and sisters have lost their way on the path of serenity and contentment, shallowly enriching themselves while running away from the pursuance of our inner freedom and harmony. The destruction of our fellow animals, the silly use of a parcel of world that will soon be lost, contribute to the brutality that caused our demise.

I, myself, admittedly played a part in this waste and mockery that led to your decline. From the top of my thirty one years of age, I suddenly realize that every life holds a great importance, and no power or human law whatsoever can justify these vicious actions. Every single life is a gift, and every pearl of time spent in your company must be treasured.

The Earth bequeathed by our reptile ancestors is no more, and the Earth we will pass on to our innocent heirs will not bear a second self-destruction. The hourglass of time is reaching the end of its era.

As I perceive our natural creator will not let these unspeakable deeds unpunished, I feel deep within my soul every tear of your suffering. My heart wails in agony and my eyes twinkle with sorrow. Why does it have to be that way?

This letter is my sermon. I promise you to live a life in harmony with Mother Nature, to suppress my impact on the Earthdom, and to guide my peers in this unfaltering and perpetual manoeuvre till my last heartbeat.

May you be born again, breathe again, live again, awaken again. May you experience wondrous and infinite renewal till the end of times.

Caroline, 29/07/2020

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