Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Readers' Poem

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Readers' Poem

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MOTHER NATURE'S WARNING I am Mother Nature, at your peril fool with me For I can make life pleasant or form a tsunami. The glowing reds of sunset and birdsong every morning I could change these if you do not heed my warning. Mankind has been destructive, with scant regard to life, Creatures slaughtered daily, the rape of land is rife.

My skies and seas polluted by man's increasing greed While thousands die of hunger and we ignore their need. Observe the glorious mountains, climb them if you dare, Sail on my seas and oceans, but always be aware, That I can send the lighting or crack the earth asunder, Spout lava from volcanoes or deafen you with thunder. I can melt the frozen icecaps or burn the land to dust, The magic world around you is only yours on trust. Before its too late wake up or you will see That I am Mother Nature so please don't fool with me, Take in a lovely sunset, appreciate blue skies, Remember human hands destroy then it's too late for sights, When all that I loaned you is ground into the dust Because you did not heed me well, you all betrayed my trust. …

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