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Earth stewards
by Suzie Palmer

Sunday, July 16, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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‘There would be little point ... saving (animals) and their habitat unless we teach the next generation to be better stewards than we have been’ Primatologist Dr Jane Goodall

We are earth stewards
Stewards of this earth

Kingdom, origin paradise
Given us for intelligent care

Pristine beauty
Forests abound nourishment and verve

Gardens imbue lessons
Sprinkled with secrets to make us aware

We must tread lightly
Can’t crush any life

Life so strong
Even more fragile
Depends on each other to ‘keep’ it right

We’ve not been good ground keepers
Only a few have seen the light
We have disregarded animals living in jungles
Far closer than humans might

How can we forget the creatures?
The large and the small
How can we take what’s theirs

When caring is what life has been given for

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Reviewed by jude forese 7/26/2006
an excellent reminder that we are nature's caretakers ...

"Only a few have seen the light" ... so true!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 7/26/2006
So true, so very true.
Sweden: For every tree they chop down, they plant two.
Though I'm guilty..Had a moth invasion so I chased the blighters and shot them down with a candle...
Rain forest is the thing too. as well as the global warming...

We must act more responsibly... Now I'm off to show the ants my magnifying glass...pop
Reviewed by Constance Gotsch 7/23/2006
Yes, we must keep reminding ourselves of this
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 7/21/2006
Very true. A lot will depend on how the next generation treats the earth... By the way, where did you get that photo of Tinka's husband?
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/17/2006
Now where did you get my hubbies picture???

Anyways...this is a wonderful offering Suzie!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 7/17/2006
this is a treasure, much compassion and entreaty. Like the others, I find the last line to be a humdinger!

Reviewed by Peter Paton 7/17/2006

Your heart shines like a beacon in the night, for all of God's creatures..
Eloquently written

God Bless
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 7/17/2006
How can we forget the creatures?
The large and the small
How can we take what’s theirs
This is so deeply touching Suzie
Excellent poem
Reviewed by Felix Perry 7/17/2006
Outstanding write about somthing that always needs attention brought to it, it does not preach merely states the obvious and in an open and honest manner. Sweet graphic of a noble animal as well.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 7/16/2006
Excellent Suzie! The last lines really sum it up and impact the reader! We need to have more consideration, for all life is precious!

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 7/16/2006
Oh yes! Gosh! We all should care for and not hurt those fragile animals!...

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by George Carroll 7/16/2006
That last sentence is the key.
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 7/16/2006
this is so precious...loved everyline...

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