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In honour of this past 'Earth Day'!

Well, here I am alone again on the shores of Glennifer Lake
And only footprints will I leave, and only deep breaths will I take
It makes me mad to see that man's as stupid as he is
He treats each thing upon the earth like it was only his

He cannot bear to learn to share and leave the world alone
He acts as though all knowing God made earth for him to own
His only joy is to destroy each thing he can't possess
And that is why our once proud earth is now in such a mess

I only wish that more of us could understand earth's plight
And do the things we ought to do to set our wrongs all right
Like leaving only footprints here, and taking only breaths
Instead of dooming other things to early senseless deaths!

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Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook
Much wisdom in this masterfully crafted piece!
Reviewed by Claywoman
John, this is a wonderful poem and so very true! When I'm away from the city, I try to picture what the earth looked like before man came to piliage and plunder. When I open my eyes, it makes me want to cry...
Reviewed by Nicole Davis Vergara (Reader)
Brilliant...Bravo...AND...Gods and Goddesses Bless for a OUTSTANDING TRUTHFUL WRITE!!!!
Reviewed by jude forese
well done! mankind is sure raping this planet!
Reviewed by Brittany Renée
The rhythym was brilliant and amazing, John! I really, really enjoyed this one. It was deep, thought-out, organised, and its rhythym moved. I thoroughly enjoyed this!
Warm Love
Reviewed by Jessica Stanfield
John, this is really splendid! I agree, "Leaving only footprints and taking only breaths" is beutifully written and described within. Great job!
- J -
Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader)
thank you John.. for the reminder to us all.. to be Gentle with Mother Earth.

Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
Oh, John.. to leave only footprints and take only breaths.. what simple majesty and deep thoughts lie in just the reading of these ideas.. a gorgeous poem.. and powerful write..I can feel this one nestling in my heart.. you have written honestly and sensitively.. this one will linger.. looooooong after I click off and look for sleep. katy.
Reviewed by sophie merrick (Reader)
A message we all need to learn
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was great John. I loved what you had to say here, I agree with you so much,

Reviewed by Jacqueline VanZandbeek
Very well written John. I agree.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
John wonderful poem
Reviewed by James David Compton (Reader)
Well said, John.
It all comes down to personal responsibility, which seems to be lost on our society these days. So sad.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Amen, and three Hail Mary's. Nice poem.
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