Category Archives: turtles

Sea Spiracy

We open the great doors And let some truths out Concerning the oceans And what they are about How 80 per cent of all life Still be In the confines Of the great panoply An array of such wonder Where … Continue reading

Cretian Sea Turtle

Caring, knives out ready A ball of net and knot Fishing gear abandoned What a rotten lot Really lacking judgement We just chuck shit away The turtle lives under the sea But of course is made to pay The couple … Continue reading


The race is on The ridleys are scampering Through the sand with fresh hearts That beat rapidly They begin to understand The OCEAN its great thunderous roar The waves the salt the blue With sea gulls hovering overhead We know … Continue reading

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

On gossamer wings

butterflies often have highs And They need a sodium hit And natures knows best When put to the test All butterflies do is to sit On the eyes of the turtles And tell them Sad stories So sad, that they … Continue reading


Indiscriminate nets left all over the place By ignorant fisherman Who Are a disgrace They are out for themselves Its not really thinking Its opportunism And true realism Is they all lose out For lazily they Dont check their nets … Continue reading

FIghting our mother

There is a reluctance and a negativeness Around Indisposed to give up eating turtle eggs we have found Uncooperative and recalcitrant Its really rather sad Fighting our dear mother Which isnt seen as bad Really a basic obstinacy Single minded … Continue reading

Balloons in the sky guarantee we will die

A flexible bag Inflated with gas Tied with a ribbon or with string A great mass From Apple now floats High in the sky To deflate at some time And then just to lie Somewhere who knows where On land … Continue reading

A turtles lament

The existence Of life And its meaning When it comes to your shores From the sea That miracle contract with GAIA The reason is eternity For all Who appreciate thecfactual realms The turtles great armies Who come To Costa Rica … Continue reading

Human trash

For millions of years the turtles have known Costa Rica’s the place that you can call your own The beach or refuge there has moist warm deep sand And its safe to nest there that they understand So recently of … Continue reading

A little about turtles and their problems in the oceans ( dedicated to Julie Meat Out Blackw whom I met on the ether today)

Its a really frightful practice seine nets a corporate way conceived in some sick mind to catch as much and some pay the piper for the pleasure but sadly what we see is by-catch which is costly to the creatures … Continue reading