Lizards in the Leaves

Rustlings in the green....imagination, art, whimsy

Apr 10, 2009

No. 10 our electric grid

our electric grid

coal-fired power plants
spew carbon into the air.

a mishmash of

(9,200 generators streams vital electrons
along 300,000 miles of aging, inefficient

transmission lines.

And one untrimmed tree
in the wrong place
could plunge a quarter
of the country

into darkness.

--Zann Carter 04.10.09 (found poem: Wired Magazine, April 2009, p. 79.)
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