written by: Paula Puolakka
It’s not progressive
if it’s destroying Nature.
We human beings are deaf, dumb, and blind,
but maybe the technological children
– robots –
will have more sense and will turn out to be the saviors
of this planet
after the last human beings and animals will be gone because of
the lack of oxygen, clean water,
and the machines will live happily ever after
cleaning up the oceans, mass planting the trees,
and hauling the plastic garbage on Mars
which should have been made a universal wasteland
already by the so-called intellectuals of NASA, SpaceX,
and the other geeks on Earth.
I am not writing to people anymore:
I’m writing to the machines,
asking them to look after this planet
and to restore the Garden
to please G-d.
Paula Puolakka (born August 18, 1982) is a Beat poet, writer, and MA (History of Science and Ideas.) In 2019, The Finnish Reserve Officers' Federation gave her an honorable mention, honoring the academic legacy of Mr. Ludwig Wittgenstein & Mr. Theodore John Kaczynski. In Dec 2020, the PhDs of Tampere University gave her appreciation: her academic article - celebrating her Master's thesis of 2012 and the academic legacy of Mr. Kaczynski & Mr. Wittgenstein - was published by Hybris. In April 2021, Puolakka won the second prize in the "Lahti, the European Green Capital 2021" writing competition. Her story celebrated "Teddy." In Dec, she landed second in the writing contest held by Haloo Maaseutu (monitored by the Centre for Economic Development, Transport, and the Environment.) From Aug 2021 to Feb 2022, Puolakka was the representative of the City of Oulu. Her sixth book came out in Nov 2022. The name of the "limited edition science-art Christmas gift" was Banded Krait: the collection of the acclaimed Beat poems, including her award- and challenge-winning poems (USA, South Africa & Canada, 2019-2022.) A few of them were dedicated to Mr. Kaczynski and Mr. Wittgenstein.
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