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Why Can't Nature Be Our Hero...

Why Can’t Nature Be Our Hero…

We all burn while nature rages,
and our political classes know it.
No one reads between the ages,
or listens to the prophetic poet.

Chemicals have begun to mix
while people homelessly drown.
All we need is another quick fix,
shouts another podium clown.

Most are dripping in silver or gold,
all have paper to a massive domain.
Their speeches so clever and bold,
but it’s our planets live they drain.

Ancient news I hear them cry,
our heads aren’t buried in sand.
Our planets not about to die,
it goes along exactly as planned.

I know you all feel tired even broken,
but we must slow or stop their hunt.
Because after the idiots have spoken,
our poorest get to die at their front.

Even imagined I can still see it clear,
our planet is but ash nothing left to give.
As it weeps one last enormous tear,
and remembers how it fought to live.

To give life then try best to nurture,
even to a morsel which had but greed.
She fought so hard for their very future,
as man’s wounds did incessantly bleed.

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I heard more bad news about our wonderful planet today, and i'm wondering what else i can do to help Greenpeace..
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very relevant topic. hope the masses start to listen and soon.

s3 there are two buts in l3 and l4 that I feel are too close together. reads rough. In l4, is it suppose to be life?

the flow in s3 thru s6 isn't as fluid as would have liked.

Thanks

Scott

Scott

Thank you Scott and i to hope that they will listen, not to me particularly but the experts i might add. I have made a few ajustments and will try to do some more work on the flow. Thank you again, Regards Roscoe...

Roscoe Llane,

Religion will rip your faith off, and return
for the mask of disbelief that's left.

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It seems everybody waits for somebody else to take action. But if everone would do just One thing per month to restore the bisystems we wouldn't Have to depend on somebody else.
S-2 line -1 try chemicals have begun to mix and see if it flows a bit better........stan

Thank you and i agree we all should be doing something, but we must ask the energy greedy multinationals to be more honest about what they are doing. I like your suggestion and will edit line i verse 3.. Regards Roscoe...

Roscoe Llane,

Religion will rip your faith off, and return
for the mask of disbelief that's left.

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Multinational companies ( including the British based company Soco international plc ) want to drill for oil in Virunga national park, in the Congo. There is going to be nothing left on planet earth of value if humans don't change their ways. As usual it's the poor and the earth that suffer while the big multi nationals ( and their political supporters ) get rich! As your poem so vividly points out.

Well done - this lays it on the line, truthful and honest.

Love Mand xxxx

Thank you Mand, i'm glad you agree. Everyday there seems to be evidence that the planet is burning up, and the people in charge keep playing down the truth. Love Roscoe...

Roscoe Llane,

Religion will rip your faith off, and return
for the mask of disbelief that's left.

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could go through the deaf ears of the world's leaders.
Nothing to suggest. Only appreciating the work. The forth stanza is my favorite though
I thought it's all really powerful.

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Thank you, If only we could persuade the world to stop everything, other than that which is essential to live. And have a rethink, but i guess that's just a dream when it comes to man's greed. Love Roscoe..

Roscoe Llane,

Religion will rip your faith off, and return
for the mask of disbelief that's left.

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A good rant here that will make no change to the world LOL
The planet will still be here long after mankind has left.
I wish we would get our heads out of the sand and make "US" suitable to live on such a beautiful place, as opposed to trying to change everything.
I love to try and invent things, I have gadgets that need no, or very little maintenance, for making water, and electrical power, and even world organisation, for a better world for our children, but who do you tell, that will listen.
There needs to be an Ideas place in the world where these things can be dropped off and where someone will at least look at them.
But greed is the master of the few that rule,
Yours Ian.T

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

It may still be around but will it be able to sustain life, i only hope that if it must end for man the animals etc have somewhere left to live. Thank you Regards Roscoe...

Roscoe Llane,

Religion will rip your faith off, and return
for the mask of disbelief that's left.

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