Category Archives: Environmental Poems

Pachyderms lament

We are really up against it Walking as we do Where accidents with trains Are constant and a clue The virtue of our being In places where we must Cross railways in our passage Just victims in the dust The … Continue reading

Contempt

Contempt for one another In the way we run our lives What we eat and what’s out there And really who survives Industrialisation Coal fired electrity Smelting incineration of waste The pollution industry The oceans are awash with filth The … Continue reading

If Massachusetts can do it so can the world

The reasoning power of many And the consciousness of some The inner child whose spirit Who perhaps may put their thumb Directly onto a problem With hindsight probably May browse for hours And smell the flowers Before commenting thoughtfully Distracted … Continue reading

Bio waste could be an answer

Apparently there is risk from sodium chloride On the streets Used to melt the ice and snow It apparently competes With surfaces it eats into the various Surfaces and Causes local damage And upsets the land Apparently it’s hazardous When … Continue reading

The hermits and the plastic

The hermits are providing Us With realism for Plastic debris is poisoning them In what is blood and gore The cocos Islands the Henderson Islands Have seen a Massive leap In crabs there actually dying Or as some say put … Continue reading

Thoughts waylaid by the great highwayman

Distractions lead to actions Purposefully applied Behold the kalergi principles That surely are denied By The EU it’s domineering Bureaucratic stance Deleting sovereign nations With nothing left to chance Behold the controlling treaties stitch ups all the way Vast WiFi … Continue reading

HIM

Detritus haunts the beaches The oceans and the seas From shopping trolleys to Plastic dollies The world at large agrees The wide expanse of heaven and Earth Suitably exacerbates The Albatross is at a loss For within her soul she … Continue reading

Clutching at straws

We sit together Whilst all around The crackling heat The dry parched ground Such bad theatre No dialogue The final curtain Perhaps the dog And the primates cower The Indigenous too The tragedy Is coming true Impersonating The acrobat The … Continue reading

ROOPKUND LAKE

In the Uttarakhand state of India Thirty feet wide and six feet deep A high altitude glacial lake exists At the bottom of mountains steep In 1942 a British Forest Guard Stumbled on the lake and took a look The … Continue reading

200 Reindeers found dead

Norwegian’s arctic Islands Through the temperature change Now see Warmer rains in December Than their ought to be And what in fact has Happened Was the animals could’t feed And then it all iced over And that did succeed In … Continue reading