Category Archives: Forests and wild places

Ashridge and Hares

Sleepy trees And fly agaric Toadstools Puffballs Frosted fern Shadows creeping Spiders peeping Hunting fills me With concern the National Trust Have given credence To the Hunters And the Hare Hare today And gone tomorrow Soon Hares wont be anywhere

Ashridge Protest 9/12/2018

The monument bathed in sunlight The air was crisp and we The protectors of the wild ones Came out to stand and be Messengers to the many Passing by who might Forget that in these glorious woods The wild souls … Continue reading

The Hunt and the role of the sabs

Despite the law Despite the will The red fox gets no break Trained foxhounds And the riders Track chase and partake The killing of the red fox A controversial way Its supposedly rural culture Thats what the toffs all say … Continue reading

Planet Earth from the perspective of the indigenous peoples

Actists defenders protectors Of the land More of them are being killed Is it hard to understand They are the heartfelt warriors Their morality they share Often abused and maltreated And martyred everywhere Anguished and ansgt ridden Victimized they be … Continue reading

Karawatha overpass

Building roads and caring About wild habitat That is what is needed Thats where we should be at Arches paths and walkways For the animals of the field For wild birds to cross safely A partnership to yield All the … Continue reading

A Wild life smuggler’s story

Some of the rich and some politicians And People in the know People who think they have made it Who have a big ego Whose mindfulness is zero Whose arrogance is high Who think because they have money They can … Continue reading

Visiting an old forest

A broad canvas beckons Kalkalpen by name The Austrian Alps Densely wooded the claim Forgotten ruins Litter the place Being reabsorbed With ultimate grace Old forges and foundries Furnaces too Rusted already From seasons of dew Pine forests looming Shrouded … Continue reading

Rajah’s Makaibari

The miracle that was Makaibari Took on an exciting turn A realization A philosophy of existence So as to learn An undeniable positive What may have appeared a dream In the mind of a giant With an enduring stream That … Continue reading

Bodiless

Bodiless bears A mystery Scattered across the forest floor Something no one dare ignore A blach bear headless With its penis Bitten off and left Bleeding, such destructiveness I was left bereft Yellowstone Its paradise Away across each scene What … Continue reading

An appeal to President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador

Long before you They had settled In the virgins palace where The jungle swept above them Where the sun had bleached their hair Guardians steeped in romance spirited and free Who lived close to their mother It was where she … Continue reading