Category Archives: Poems

In a wee wood

It was just a wee wood With a lushness galore With all sorts of trees And wild flowers and more Some old hazel hedging And brambles to tear A brook and a stream Such a sweet grove to share Several … Continue reading

Morandi Bridge

It happened in a rainstorm A cloud burst of a day A massive bolt of lightning And the great bridge it gave way Over the Polcevera river 150 feet Cars and trucks came crashing down An apocalyptic feat All this … Continue reading

Invasive

New Zealand is at war With invasive species Especially those who frequent The wilder climes Use is made of 1080 Or sodium fluoroacetate A metabolic poison And a sign of the times Its delivered by drops From a single aircraft … Continue reading

The elephant and the other great beasts and a special thought for iceland 76

From wildness and abundance In the wilderness of cause Ancestral shadows flourish And to some a diapause A wistful inclination Of the enemy abroad Whose arrogance and ignorance We battle to afford As size goes we are Truly a dominating … Continue reading

Heartfelt

Dragging ones heart Remembering rainbows Where can my pretty witch be Casting her spells With some sweet little shells Down by the blue of the sea I feel talismanic But I must not panic My unicorn Where can he be … Continue reading

Dr Birute

The worlds true primate angel A scholar of the wild Clearly her enlightenment Begun as a child Her grasp and her awareness A perception of the great Acquaintanceship with the red apes And there can be no debate This women … Continue reading

The Orangutans lament

These noble souls their suffering Is greater than the need To profit from the palm oil Planted for the greed That extends across Malaysia And Indonesia too The magnates with their mansions And their hearts badly askew Tearing great magical … Continue reading

BRUJAS

In many ways so many have reached an impasse Ancestors became the forgotten past What is seen as corporatocracy That has no reciprocity That really is in conflict An aghast We stand together some now at the crossroads Disharmony and … Continue reading

The predicament is growing

The “Farley Mowat” crew One Oona Layolle A captain on manoevres Trying to Avert the gaze of artisanal fishermen Who are laying gillnets Illegally, they do Believe their livelihoods Are being ruined But its all tied in with The Totoaba … Continue reading

Human intervention

Wilderness in oceans Are fast becoming rare Human intervention Ofcourse is everywhere There really isnt anything thats Measured Sadly we Over fish over pollute Humans apparently Are any thing but innocuous They show little restraint Everything is to excess Everywhere … Continue reading