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Did you laugh at WaterWorld...?
by Ch'erie de Perrot
Saturday, June 07, 2008
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Did you laugh at WaterWorld..?

By Ch'erie

 

Did you laugh at Water World,
thought Costner was a creep
I tell you it's no joking matter
as our shorelines do deplete

He may of been quite fanciful
a mutant without a heart
but we're drinking recyled effulent
that is just a start...

Desalination is our cue
built by the year 2525
pardon me for this clich'e
"if Man is still alive"

Penquins they are choking
Polar bears drown and drift away
we are on the Titanic's deck
going down as the band continues to play..

At what point does Man wake up
When the final curtain falls?
or do we just keep our ipods in
live within fantasies walls

I suppose it's individual choice
shut it out, or let it in..

We can sneer as they did at Noah
Till the rains fall, wiping off that grin...

 

Ch'erie de Perrott
Copyright 2008
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Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/10/2008
Excellent writing sweet lady,enjoyed...have a wonderful and safe day OK...Hugs
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/8/2008
poignant words here
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/8/2008
Vary well done.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/8/2008
Cheery Pie as always you speak with wisdom, insight and still manage to not be condescending instead...letting the readers judge for themselves the validity of your words.

Fee
Reviewed by Dark Knight 6/8/2008
I never laughed at waterworld-actually I liked the movie tho the idea of a world in trouble is as old as time but for those of us who know how it will end(Revelation 21, 22) we know that despite our faults and the words we either write or use in our daily lives, we all like the old Larry Norman song
" I think we all should get ready"-lovely thoughts-Bless you
Reviewed by Tiana ~ (Reader) 6/7/2008
talofa teine! Yes, I did laugh at Water World but it was great for the islands economy :) I stand with Eileen in this awesome poem, island cuzzie! Hey, loved the bio too :) aloha plenty - T
Reviewed by Jennifer Christian 6/7/2008
I went through years of school showing up at the very last moment. It's so easy to say, "We still have 500 years to do it. But really, starting now to prepare for salt free water system would seem a simple task, and we should count the numbers, the people, the animals, the plants who all need minerals in their water, but remembering the awful and undrinkable amounts of salt.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 6/7/2008
When you think about it, this is scary but so true. I didn't think anyone remembered that song from Zaeger and Evans!

Mary
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/7/2008
If you stop to think about it there isn't much we cqn do...that is if you are a believer and have prepared yourself for the next world
by living according to Creator's plan. Which I pray all will be sensible enough to do;-) Excellent poem Che'rie ...et
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 6/7/2008
What an exceptional write...you are so right about every line in this writing. One day we'll wake up and it'll be to late to whine.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/7/2008
This is excellent, young lady...and I have to agree with what Mr. Ed said...all we can do, I think, is cry over spilt water...Peace to you and family...Ed & rufuz
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/7/2008
Lest we forget those millions of lives sacrificed at the altar of abortion, the worst crime this world has ever seen, and we are as silent as those dead babies.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 6/7/2008
A powerful write my friend, you place the reader there especially with the line about being on the Titanics deck, and so much truth within the lines about shutting out or letting in! You've nailed this one! Well done a wise write with clear insight!
Blessings,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/7/2008
At what point does Man wake up
When the final curtain falls?

I used to wake up every day, filled with hope that mankind would finally 'wake up.' But I've seen far too many horrors in the last several years, that very few seem to care much about at all.

So these days, I've truly lost hope than mankind will finally 'wake up.' Now, I just try to enjoy my time left, and revel in nature wherever I can find it.

And although Waterworld was a little cheesy, I still watch it all the time, as I do Costner's also cheesy, but perhaps, prophetic - The Postman.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/7/2008
Didn't see the movie, Chezza, but know man is determined to kill off everything around him - the plants, the animals, the air, the water - guess he wants a lonely existance, with only the dust he came from as company. Sad - God must be so disappointed in us - for what we've done to His creation -

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla. :(
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