Image from Jordan_Singh at Pixabay.com Janey walked down the sandy path, ahead of the parents, Clinging to the planet-like balloons that are lighting her way. What a great day it had been of sand, mountains, and sea, And her paints in her suitcase had made it a very special day! She had tried to paint... Continue Reading →
Photo by Bikurgurl As she looked up at the heights of the trees, twenty-something Fiona grieved. Each year of mounting temperatures meant that it was unlikely that her future grandchildren would witness the beauty of the redwoods that towered over her. She love walking in the forests because the sheer height of the trees made... Continue Reading →
From Speak to Me from Calmkate I watch the birds as they come to feed, And I wonder wherever will they go When earth has shattered from our trash, As piles of garbage just grow and grow. Earth is crying out in bewilderment, Asking, "How could those humans be so inept?" Continuing to create objects... Continue Reading →
Hold a wake for earth. Wail and keen over her loss. Wake up, you people! Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge. Today's prompts are wail and wake.
Mother Earth is crying for her children, The loss of the rain forest brings her tears. How long before we understand the damage Will not be fixed, no matter how many years? How can we deny that climate change is real When we see the pictures of polar bears Starving where ice is gone and... Continue Reading →
Watching the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, The utter destruction in its wake. I feel the Earth groaning beneath my feet, Asking, "People, what more will it take?" I don't know how to answer the question, As I contemplate the electric sky. Research is seen as liberal gibberish, Not believed, no matter how hard scientists try.... Continue Reading →
The earth is a like teenager in a hoodie, Seen, but not respected for its wisdom. The older ones continue their destruction, Oblivious to the damage that's being done. The teen-aged earth tries to get their attention, To make them aware that there must be change. If the earth is to survive for more generations,... Continue Reading →