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Gaia Weeps
by Cheryl B Sellers
Wednesday, October 08, 2003

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High upon a wilting foliage knoll
Nature shudders at the approach of man
unrecycled cites below spreading
like plagues of old, infesting the land
forest have tears, weeping willows now cry
assault of man is a relentless deadly creeping
he does not come swift or with charity
but takes the soul of Gaia one bite at a time
Poseidon is dead or dying with his children
fowl landing on the sea, become sacrifices
oil spills created a watery unmythical grave
unknown before now, above or below
sent pollutants to the sky, rots the ozone away
Zeus in his anger sends back to us acid rain
made from the biological's of heedless man
all things are made of Nature, even man
could it be that we are the new plague of the land
I fear Nature will one day respond, taking up arms
do what she must to save her universe from harm

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Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 7/1/2004
More relevant than ever, Cheryl.
Reviewed by E. Richardson 10/9/2003
Very very nice...to a neodruid such as myself, this is perfection...by the way, I am not so sure that Nature has not already pulled down the golden belt on mankind...SARS, AIDS, West Nile Virus ....
Reviewed by Jaclynn Huntington 10/8/2003
Terrific write!! Now I know why I have missed visiting your den. I love your diversity.

(((hugs)))

~Jackie~
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/8/2003
Nature will always take back what is her's. Great write!
Reviewed by Afrika Abney 10/8/2003
Well penned and very imaginative. Thanks for sharing this with us Cheryl.One Love

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Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 10/8/2003
excellent work Cheryl!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 10/8/2003
Excellent list of grievances wrapped in wonderful poetry...
Reviewed by Dale Clark 10/8/2003
Wonderful piece!
Reviewed by Transcendental Poet (Reader) 10/8/2003
Powerful and thought provoking...irony is that its written with a tone for uplifting..Amazing collage..Thanks for sharing this piece..
I would quote your lines..
"Zeus in his anger sends back to us acid rain"

Thanks,
Justin
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