25 Incredibly Beautiful Minerals and Stones

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Bismuth (Variant)

Nature can sometimes create truly outstanding displays of beauty which are beyond the abilities of all the world’s artists. You only have to look at some of the minerals and precious stones that people have discovered in various corners of the world over the years to see that this is true.

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Elephants #atozchallenge #haiku

penned in moon dust

elephants in the sunrise

some just see ivory

great strides to let them be free

content to walk in line

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joining the herd

sun rises over our resolve

protect the young

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It is sad to think that man is the elephant’s primary predator.  Because of a love for ivory trinkets and slow rates of reproduction, elephants are at risk for extinction.

Today at Poet’s United the prompt is citizenship.

What is our role as a citizen in these times?

visit  the wildlife conservation blog for more info.

“Elephant Silhouette” (Pen drawing  layered over photo)

copyright  Moondust Designs 2016

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