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(140) Oil Spill

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Her wing was broken,
Her body covered in oil.
The product of a spill in the lake.
She fought hard trying to survive
but it was just too late.
The poor wee duckling closed her eyes.
There she laid
There she died

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M Asim Nehal 11 October 2015

Heartfelt poem.......10, we all are to be blamed for this act...

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Akhtar Jawad 09 October 2015

We are guilty of polluting the sea, the soil and atmosphere. We are killers and a day may come when we shall ourselves, too.

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Elysabeth Faslund 26 June 2007

I just did not want to accept this little creature's death. That's how powerful this short poem is! ! ! Oh great! ! ! xxElysabeth

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Oil spills are always nasty, so long poor old dafy...10

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David Harris 24 June 2007

Melvina, a very sad and touching tale, which is all too common I am afraid. Being an animal lover this little poem touched the fabric of my soul. It always distresses me to read about God's creature falling victim to man's greed. A powerful write from someone who does it best. Top marks and thanks for sharing it my friend. David

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Patricia Gale 24 June 2007

So very sad and touching, well observed the unkindness of man.

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