Category Archives: Environmental Poems

AUSTRALIA ready to obliterate

They thoughtlessly kill all the Roo’s That they can And as for the Barrier Reef Their love of coal Losing their soul Bringing the country To grief As for the Koala’s They get short shrift Wildness is frowned upon It … Continue reading

Rome counts the victims

Rome a beautiful city For Starlings yesterday Saw a warring faction Explosions there to stay A new year for inhabitants And the people thinking they Should try and set off fireworks Frustrated by the way Lockdowns had been ordered Freedoms … Continue reading

Riverford Organic

Essential to our planet Farmers now who are Bound by their love For the soil and who star In their own wild productions The love and the care Who respect every being That happens to be there They are playing … Continue reading

Changes

Importing foreign plants Into our countries Its big business of course It is but we Are arrogantly altering Environments and insect life Desires and really all that subtlety Natures blueprint really shows soecifics Preference, for soil types And our special … Continue reading

Sensitives

Wildness is a quality Its everywhere around Godliness is guaranteed In every cell its found Take the Coho Salmon Sometimes found in streams Where wildness is apparent But the sensitIve hear screams When rainfall raises depths And washes litter down … Continue reading

Plantwise

Plants whose sentient Godliness Artists of the pagan clan Wisdom wild and wonderful Wilful wily wondrous Fan like leaves, that lean As lithe as long the leaping Lapping leveret Softly surrounds the Soulful savage Sending spirals So ill met Angles … Continue reading

Poaching on the high seas

We all live on this amazing planet With oceans that present Seventy one per cent of what we have here And we have spent A lot of man years ruining The land mass and the sky And ruining the oceans … Continue reading

Long line fishing few prophets its all about profit

Biological Conservation And commercial fishing sees Conflict and improbity And what is dishonesty The Sea Birds like the Albatross Endangered and At risk Are being slaughtered daily In the killing fields Death’s brisk Out there on the ocean Its perilous, … Continue reading

Often taken for granted

Mid way through October And often what we take For granted are the leaves Thats rustle and that shake The veracity of Nature A compendium so clear Colours changing everywhere From bloodlessness to cheer Flush and blush and glow and … Continue reading

Meat = dead flesh and profits not prophets

Factory farms have spread across This country pretty fast Huge scale indoor facilities That state of affairs is cast Far and wide with hundreds Of animals inside Really a robotic rise Which farmers have denied Cows in fields munching on … Continue reading

Carl

In this world where energy Where life and sustainability A wizard out there Whose expertise is such A top gun in the heating world And on ventilation systems With pure designs in heating And on cooling so in touch Air … Continue reading

Inglorious 12th

We die in our droves Sacrificed for The men with guns Those to abhor Selfish Unsettling Egoists who Have a monopolistic And covetous view The moors the expanse The heather the sky The great spirit of kings All of that … Continue reading

Cameroon’s most precious resource

We are selling ourselves short What is an irreverence The great aged forests Priceless if sold Trees of great age And a wealth of wild treasures Gifted by the gods And right off the page When It comes to wonders … Continue reading

He is no Jewell In anyone’s crown

WESTERN AUSTRALIA hang your heads In what can only be Shame the game of management Of wildlife has to be In the hands of a hunter A murderer Lets say Of Elephants of Giraffes Of Zebra’s From this day of … Continue reading

Fossil fuels

Barclays lets itself down By propping up those who Send contaminants into the atmosphere Funders sadly who Support the Coal and Tar Sands And the Frackers too And millions of gallons Of potable water What a biased view It gives … Continue reading

BOBBY Vallabhchandra

To possess that wild Inventiveness That creativity To put his money where His heart is For there it needs to be The empathy of knowing That where we live is where Nature has a history And that progress Wants to … Continue reading

Deceit and karma

A photograph of a victim A deer from faraway The objective is to train a dog To fetch the wounded prey Human hunters pride themselves On not looking into the eyes Of the object of their denial Who fail to … Continue reading

Kerala killing

Since my poem of the other day the poor elephant that died After  eating a pineapple stuffed with fireworks and inside its poor mouth it exploded and so damaged her jaw and we hear she died by choking But it … Continue reading

Mother Nature

A giver of life The personification of the greatest of mothers that there has ever been To manifest spirit  beyond and above to nurture and care for And just spread the love   the true allocation of every space giving … Continue reading

Wasters and the degenerate

We all have internal environments We all have venous blood We all have minds to think with Caught up in the flood Of life and death and lockdown The official title for House arrest I too detest Our freedom and … Continue reading

Japan at the crossroads

Is it lack of intelligence Or vacuousness that Japan Is going through now Huge dead flesh eating Country knowing what it does The environmental impact Is terrible the buzz in cities That of cellular Agriculture And That would save colossal … Continue reading

Lockdown anomalies

The countryside management Have noticed more dead animals around Knocked down by some speeding cars Through the forests homeward bound With very few cars anywhere Perhaps it’s trucks who feel Selfish enough to accelerate And kill the animals zeal Clearly … Continue reading

The new age VEGAN

Many vegans wear the Yin and yang badge But do they Understand the implications Many not right away It’s apparently hip to wear it But food wise some don’t know That yin and yang is everywhere In every thing we … Continue reading

A meeting of true minds

If it happens it seldom happens In this life of ours But I know Of a meeting which took a fair few hours In a shop in Hampstead Two fine souls I came to know Rajah and dear Kirin Both … Continue reading

PARIS TODAY

Despite viral threats And of course the five g The Patiots march in France Where we see The black leather aggressors Walking backwards away From the people with flags On this greyish March day Drums, spoken voices Macrons picture and … Continue reading

The cane toad mystery

Sometimes mankind attributes Success in what they do And takes on perhaps the reason That it’s us who muddles through When perhaps it’s disrespecting MOTHER NATURE who Has all the facts before her And knows exactly what to do One … Continue reading

Wallaby dead flesh

Wallaby on the bone Wallaby mince Purveyors are everywhere Waiting to convince The public at large Nutritionally That dead flesh Is good tasting and principally Game meat, exotic For people and pets And a vast mortality Really that sets Badly … Continue reading

Peace and quiet of a country walk

The peace and quiet The solitude The existential need To share the undying spirit In the countryside and feed Off of the glorious naturalness That abounds in all our hearts The physical The tangible How the visionary imparts So much … Continue reading

Were caves ever the abode of man

The great disentangle Return to the mangle Evolving with much shorter leaps Campaigning for clarity And perhaps charity Zeroing in often reaps A vanishing point From the caveman Once apelike but Able to be Quite the restrainer And new age … Continue reading

The old gate (the edge of the moor below Cosdon Hill)

For me “NO HUNTING” Says it all A peaty path Where shadows fall Across Dartmoor A wooden gate A dry stone wall Whose crumbled state Gives passers by A chance maybe To stop and ponder And to see And feel … Continue reading