Udiah (witness to Yah)

Rookie - 33 Points (1959 / USA)

Death Of A Dolphin - Poem by Udiah (witness to Yah)

A super nova in Dolphinus
Foretold of the coming plight
A fall hurricane unleashed
Toxins from toxic sights

Now the dolphins are dying
Their dead sounds the warning cry
Has some of the chrome leached to the waters?
Take notice: those who live nigh

Avoid for a time all swimming
And soak not too long in the tub
And even drinking the water
If it comes from downstream of the flub










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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Maybe some toxic dumping sight has been opened up by last year's hurricane and is now spewing waste down stream into the Chesapeake or maybe even the Delaware, and then out to the Ocean shores. Remember toxins such as chromium salts can be inhaled, ingested, or even absorbed through the skin. And it can take up to 72 hours for skin absorption to show up in the form of a rash.

Comments about Death Of A Dolphin by Udiah (witness to Yah)

  • Gold Star - 10,939 Points Soulful Heart (10/26/2014 11:42:00 AM)

    a good message in verse...... (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 431 Points Marcondes Pereira (9/13/2014 8:39:00 PM)

    Sometimes humankind is cruel. Your poem join in a beautiful way sadness and pain. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 181 Points Brian Jani (6/9/2014 2:31:00 PM)

    Amazing poetry skills (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 290 Points Guy Lip-more (11/18/2013 3:49:00 PM)

    Very touching poem, so sad, this reminds me of a poem called 'Cry Of The Dolphin' about the fishing of these beautiful creatures. Yes very good poem. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,664 Points Ramesh Rai (11/12/2013 6:18:00 PM)

    there is every chance for death of human being like that of dolphine (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,879 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (10/19/2013 4:43:00 AM)

    nice poem...it is really scary to think that because of pollution we humans might also face the same fate as the dolphins... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 21, 2013


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