VxPoem ID: 14859
Posted: August 3rd. 2005 11:44:50 AM
The New Sixth Element
by Cernunnos Poetry
Age Group: Adult
A billion years of evolution
never prepared us for shrink wrap
its new on the scene of pollution
and its being used on so much crap
We evolved in the world of the organic
fed by rock, air, water, sun and mineral
And though I don’t want to make you panic
what we’re now doing to the Earth is criminal
You see the students who train their microscopes
on the beaches of the world’s oceans
Are finding plastic sand there,
they're thinkin we’re such dopes!
for packaging everything in plastic...
...everything: knives and produce; ropes and lotions...
Throw it away, but plastic never really leaves us
it just breaks down into pieces smaller and smaller
So now two hundred new chemicals - in uterus -
Is there no end to the harm we’ll do for the dollar?
Tell me why a metal hammer or plastic boat
needs to be packaged in goddamn plastic wrap?
Tell me how a plant, or worm, or goat
can assimilate the consequence o’this chemo-trap?
Against bacteria, viruses, and dirt, kids still stand a chance
(that stuff at least we have all evolved with)
But in our life a new sixth element makes its entrance
threatening to make natural health a future myth
A billion trillion bits of plastic
moving through soil, waves and wind
ten million kids allergic and asthmatic...
Who’s even aware of the depth now sinned?
Author's Notes: at some depth what is elemental is what is natural is what is spiritual is what is healthy and right. Wicca reveres what is natural, understands the elegant wisdom behind it. Please extend the no harm rule to your consumer choices (as much as possible) . Kindness, C.
Author's Location: Rural Central, Ontario
More Poems: Cernunnos Poetry has posted 664 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Cernunnos Poetry - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: No, I have not opted to receive Pagan Invites! Please don't send me anonymous invites to groups, sales and events.
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.
Top 13 Poems|
New Past 7 Days