Category Archives: Environmental Poems

“Under the sky”

Under the sky The once peaceful heaven The colours of morning Once as blue as the sea Now streaked up with Aerosols And as bugs we scatter No matter We stutter For no longer we be In freedom no tragically … Continue reading

Repositories for nuclear waste storage in the UK

The mail has mooted Plans afoot To dispose of Sellafields vile radioaactive horror The tories sad denial Gullible communities Preferably far away In the North of England Where the hoi polloi Now stay Thats the snobbish banter They hope will … Continue reading

The little yellow hammer’s message after BREXIT

A yellow hammer just a little bird From long ago Nature created its refrain Its song we all loved so Flitting across wide habitats Into landscapes where Every little bunting Just cast away despair Poets from a former time Noted … Continue reading

Turtles and their destiny

I find it hard to contemplate Decisions that are made To overide the natural world Where evolution laid An existential promise Instictively that see A vibrational distinction Where sea turtles choose to be A private beach in Florida On the … Continue reading

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