Restoration is a misnomer
Can one really bring back the past?
Yes, re-introduced wolves can change the rivers
but is it a recovery or a healing or a new configuration
We like to restore stuff.
Reconstructing an old rotting mess
is an act of defiance,
like giving the finger to the universe
The universe has all the time in the world
and knows in the end
the building up and tearing down
of the life cycle will win out.