a poem on environmental awareness


There is an ocean, drowning, dying

Im caught in it, pulling out the refuse

with all the futility of bailing water off the Titanic

with the child’s plastic bucket I used to play with

Not knowing it would become 

the disaster we are trying to escape. 

Submitted: April 09, 2019

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