Category Archives: Environmental Poems

The infamous English mud

In the cover of darkness A phantom ship sails From Hinkley Point Power To Penarth in Wales The good ship “SLOEBER” (A puppy of sorts) That can open her belly And share all She sports 2000 tonnes of nuclear mud … Continue reading

Mother

Our mother has always neen nurturing Caring and loving us all Providing us air and water to share Her wisdom was always on call Our so called leaders Most of them are Arrogant beyond the sky Its all about money … Continue reading

Water is life

We have lost all respect For the natural world For our forests and oceans Where so much is hurled Forests are logged out Slash and burned down And the timber sold off Will not earn us a crown The water … 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

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

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

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

They never thought it through

Whats behind it They had motive There were profits by the score It was light and therefore adaptable Like nothing else before It ticked a lot of boxes Manufacturing cost Economically speaking Was good and so we lost Our senses … Continue reading