Category Archives: turtles

Doncaster reptile Expo

Four times a year I understand An exhibition held At the DONCASTER Racecourse For me unparalleled And international collection Amphibians and Reptiles Stolen from the wild And subject to denials Stored in plastic boxes Freedom to the wall Light and … Continue reading

Sea turtles and their fate

So much thoughtlessness prevailing In our world today As far as the sea turtles They are made to pay A huge price for existence In the cluttered and polluted world So much crap and litter On the beach and we … Continue reading

Sea Turtles

We all see those films Little turtles I mean They dig out of the sand And innately the scene Is to fight their way forwards Down to the sea And hope they get there Unscathed After the mother has come … Continue reading

A personal appeal

When you are yellow and brown And don’t wear a gown A helmeted turtle Sometimes a frown Is all you can muster And the reason for that When the water is dank And not where it’s at The Biripi people … Continue reading

Ancient and angelic

Gifted to Australia More important to The Manning River environment Where ancient reptiles do Live their precious lives And curiously evolve In a guiltless habitation Where the passionate may solve they are an endangered species Little turtles they The helmeted … Continue reading

My testament

So their arrogance created An energy in me Their vile MANIpulation My philosophy To crawl away from ignorance Their ugliest refrain Their wanting to inseminate An elder yet again It would have been the fifth time Such guile such artfulness … Continue reading

Once upon a time our ocean was more than just a dumping ground for plastic

Hear the cries of the many The great tragedy The oceans are dying Cetaceans now be Certain of stresses Coming their way From the plastic And the rubbish And human dismay The realisation Undeniably Where the great expanse Was as … Continue reading

Native rights are one thing

There is apathy and imperturbability The islanders and the Aboriginals do Hunt for dugong in amongst the eel grass And the sea turtles spearing them, its true These are rare and sensitive beautiful animals Native rights is one thing but … Continue reading

A truly compassionate fisherman

Algal blooms Produce bacteria harmful To us all And one fisherman discovered A turtle And what did befall This truly beautiful creature Was the clearly uncomfortable plight Swimming in a polluted sense How could that be right A fisherman who … 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