Category Archives: Environmental Poems

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

A testament to the intolerant that is the now

A testament to the intolerant The remorseless throw aways The compassionless society And the now thankless phase The unmindful and the spiteful Whose culpability Is out there in the ocean And is brought right home to me The shoreline as … Continue reading

A warning that needs to be heeded

Communities do not matter Caveats overturned The conscience of the people They can just be burned Some see just how ill-omened These pipe lines are and they Fight to protect the environment All along the way Arrogance and ignorance Are … Continue reading

Beyond the point of no return

A chaotic state is apparent Irregularity A slovenliness of spirit For the wild intricacy Human intervention is a shambles I can feel Undisciplined and unruly A rampage now so real We have a moral weakness A senility of soul Letting … Continue reading

Shanay Timpishku(boiled with the heat of the sun)

In the Mayantuyacu Sanctuary Where the Ashaninka be In the Huanuco high forest A tributary Of the great soul AMAZON A boiling river does Flows 4 miles through the forest The earth arteries they buzz A waterfall and massive pools … Continue reading

TAR SANDS From Alberta to Stroud with love

Having plans in place.for the catastophe They said it wouldnt happen but it does Remember all the problems with the pipeliness Through America DAPL Had that enormous buzz That saw the government pit itself Against veterans, locals and the indigenous … Continue reading

The old gate

coming upon the old gate Well-used and well worn A portal to a secret garden Made more beautiful by a dawn Sky above so peaceful An Expression Of love and care That Resolutely stands fast In the morning air Harbouring … Continue reading

Akashinga (the brave ones)

They look the part They act the part They are all heart and they Are the women they are the brave ones The Akashinga pay Attention to the animals That some would hunt and kill Uprightness and honesty And integrity … Continue reading

Lentils (wild fields Yes Please)

Vandina Shiva Has the right idea lentils of course One has to fear The so called “clearfield” GM crop That Canada grows And Ought to stop Its arrogance really Dressed suspiciously Talking up abundance ingloriously Providing some wealth For farmers … Continue reading

Lentils

Understanding Of Nature Of soils and of need Seem to go out the window When it comes down to feed The people thats when ofcourse Genetics is played Thats the card of the moment Where profits are laid Fairly and … Continue reading