Earth Day Poem

Earth you have grown
so much
Like a baby in its mother’s eyes
You have…
thrived…
You went through life, death
Deconstruction a bit a
Reconstruction
We cut down your trees
Then plant them like weeds
In places where there … Read the rest

April 24, 2020 by Damini Awoyiga

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Ashen Fields

Ashen fields
Their purpose yet to be revealed
Like blood congealed
Lies are spoken
Apologies now forsaken
Empty words for the empty field
Lies revealed
Fights on streets for the right of life
To them is it not trivial?
All … Read the rest

April 18, 2020 by Ira Reinhart-Smith

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This Is Our Earth

Is this Earth?
A planet once so young
So full
So safe
Where animals could live and flourish
Without the possibility
Of raging fires or
Overhunting
A healthy green world
A world alive with animals

Is this Earth?
The peace … Read the rest

April 18, 2020 by Zoe Abiagom

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Coronavirus why?

Coronavirus I ask why
Why are you here?
Why are you making our people fear?
Why did you come
at this time of year?

2020 was supposed to be
new beginnings
all of us living together

I don’t think any … Read the rest

April 14, 2020 by Damini Awoyiga

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Alexa McDonough Institute Environment and Climate Change Canada Understorey Magazine