Dear Earth

Dear Earth,

Sorry it’s been so long since I wrote last. I guess it just kind of slipped my mind. Has it really been that many years since we talked? I’m having trouble remembering what you were telling me all … Read the rest

July 2, 2020 by Lyza Ells

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Didn’t We?

Didn’t we all give comfort to ourselves
by allowing thoughts to slip through our minds?

Guilty but subtle thoughts like:
Nothing will ever happen to our earth.
It’s fine.
Someone will have a cure
.

Only to be shocked at … Read the rest

May 25, 2020 by Isabelle Brousseau

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Twentieth Letter: Tragedy

Dear Mr. Prime Minister, and all those it may concern,

My name is Amelia Penney-Crocker. I’m a 14 year old Nova Scotian writer and climate activist. Since December, I’ve been writing you a letter a week and this letter marks … Read the rest

May 11, 2020 by Amelia Penney-Crocker

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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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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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An Open Letter to the Government

With the world’s environmental health quickly deteriorating, everyone has to make an effort to stop the global warming crisis. It will only get worse and if global nations don’t step up and take action now, it will be irreversible. This … Read the rest

March 31, 2020 by Julia Honigman

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Sorry

I am sorry for the future generations
I am sorry that you didn’t get to see a tree
Because we were blinded
by greed for a booming economy
I am sorry that there is not enough air
on this earth … Read the rest

February 25, 2020 by Damini Awoyiga

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