Use Sparingly


Use only what one needs
and use it sparingly
returning in kind when possible.
Do not hoard;
do not squander
Earth’s rich, but not endless resources.

From where will come another forest
to replace miles of man’s devastation?
Who will replace toxic waters,
scarred land plundered to ruin,
animals callously slaughtered?

Where will our grandchildren play?

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4 Responses to Use Sparingly

  1. It’s interesting to see this point of view. I can’t say fore sure if I agree or not, but it is something I will think about now.

  2. (the Y is missing on callously)

    “Use only what one needs
    and use it sparingly
    returning in kind when possible.
    Do not hoard;
    do not squander”
    ~I like this, and I find that it also applies to the home!

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