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by Annabel Sheila

Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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'Nuff said......


Beaches barren and empty,
Forests dark and still,
Nothing stirs upon the land,
And nothing ever will!
Air thick and acrid,
Soil toxic and dry,
No clean water anymore,
And none to question “why”?
There are no Polar Ice Caps,
Now the oceans rule,
But nothing lives within them,
For they’re infected with fuel!
They thought it would last forever,
Progress was their excuse,
Now they’re extinct and good riddance,
Payback for the abuse!
The green planet will revive itself,
Although it’s in for a fight!
And life will once again flourish,
Without the human blight!

© Annabel Sheila
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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/12/2010
Yep that's how I see it. Ma Nature doesn't need us but we sure need her. Patrick
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 6/9/2010
Human Blight - so very sad that our species is the only one on the entire planet that does not appreciate what we were once given.
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/8/2010
Yes, Annabel, it is sure payback time..human beings have really done it this time..
A very well composed poem..Thank you for sharing your beauty.

Much peace, love and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/8/2010
It is payback for human greed. A well crafted piece of wisdom.

Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 6/8/2010
Perhaps oneday we will all learn how to use, not abuse, not waste...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 6/8/2010
These truest of words pour from sorrowful lips and pen
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/8/2010
That is the stark reality of it as you say, the planet will go on to rejuvenate itself and remold its life and do it better without us
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 6/8/2010 is payback! I just hope it isn't too late and we will be completely gone. I still have a bit of hope for my kids, grandkids, and their great grandkids. Nice write!

Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/8/2010
Dark, stark and prophetic; one can only hope mankind will awaken in time but as each year goes by, doubts increase. Nicely doen, Annabel. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Brook Griffin 6/8/2010
wow very jarring and prophetic i like a lot

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