Treasure Island

Robin Evan


Darkness


It's dark by day and dark by night
so much darkness gives me a fright

The earth now black, the nights are cold
is this what happens when humans get bold

Our species not symbiotic, we caused this abuse
it makes me angry at those who are obtuse

Its land once green, lovely and florid
now twisted trees and empty rivers are horrid

The atmosphere thin, plants shrivel and die
we scorched our planet, we barely have a sky

Life was in delicate balance for millions of years
but the earth is purging itself, and we are the tears

Maybe someday when we have learned or all passed
the earth will be green again, green and blue at last

Submitted: Thursday, February 16, 2006
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