Category Archives: Environmental Poems

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

Oil palm arrogance

Mismanaging the environment Refraining to see The enlightenment of what is creation Which now be Evident in forests Now put to wrong use Maladministration Leading to abuse Oil palm a misnomer Violence one can say Destruction of an eco system … Continue reading

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