Chicken Little and the Falling Sky

Where can we live that we are safe from harm? Everest itself is breaking apart and tornadoes rip the sky…when I read chicken little as a child I thought he was silly as did the other animals on the farm. There is nothing so comic as a wide-eyed extremist. But now I actually see pieces of a peacful world cracking. Climate change is the new chicken little. And it’s not so humorous anymore. I find myself too cast as chicken little. What needs to crack us on the head before chicken little goes from town idiot to town hero?

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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!
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