when they came to cut the trees down.
I. When they came to cut the trees down They brought dogs to keep us in line. II. We stood behind fences And watched the trees bleed Sawdust and sap. We heard The sound of metal Biting through bark And the inaudible screams Of a massacre. III. Afterwards. Vertical cities gone in a blink. Carcasses scattered No time to decay; Instead, earth cleared to make way For concrete and towers And boxes for people to live in. IV. Did the dogs know what a sin They were committing? Are th