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Who Owes Who What?

The City was flooded with life: people, animals, trees & vegetation; and likewise, the City was alive with a pulse and a voice. It formed a symbiotic relationship with the life it contained, even if most of that life was unaware of the connection; for decades it was a mutually beneficial give and take, for better or worse: the people planted and maintained gardens, the animals fertilized them, and the City provided creative inspiration, it hummed with a rhythm that gave the people comfort. Over the past several years, however, there has been too much take and not enough give, the people pushed the City to demand attention and due respect by any means necessary.

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