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(220) A Film To Sea

Rating: 3.5

Far away in the distance,
a shadow cast upon the sea.
Upon arriving closer,
that shadow bled a travesty.
Hundreds of fish lay still,
a film upon the water.
A sad displeasing sight to view,
sad for me, sad for you.
Toxic waste bares its ugly face.
Progress has a dirty hand.

The ecosystem is in danger.
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David Darbyshire 15 June 2007

I love the water and all its creatures Melvina good write well said dave xxx

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Brian Dorn 15 June 2007

I like your play on words in both the title and contents, it adds an interesting contrast to the serious nature of the poem. Very clever... among your very best work! Brian

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Sandra Fowler 14 June 2007

Your concern for all things living is beautifully and eloquently expressed. One can only hope that the world is listening. I admire you for speaking out. Fine work, Melvina. Warmest regards, Sandra

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Asma Bahrainwala 13 June 2007

excellent, Melvina... this one's pretty straightforward and hardhitting... Asma...

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Dipy Hermonite 12 June 2007

Oh wake up all yee careless lots Coz thou shall not be spared For all thy deeds that thou could have stopped By Melvina shall now be bared! !

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Meggie Gultiano 11 June 2007

Marvelous Melvina! We should write poems like this as a wake up call to those who doesn't care about our environment. It bleeds my heart, too.. Kudos! thanks for this! Love you!

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David Harris 10 June 2007

Melvina, your last line the sea and land is so true. People forget for their greed the beauties that they steal from us with their toxic waste. Top Marks from me thanks for sharing it my friend. David

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Risha : Ahmed 10 June 2007

Another gem from gem of a person. A great write. I think you should be a cheerleader for 'greenpeace'. Love you....................................................Risha

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Theresa Moore 10 June 2007

A chilling warning... strong and powerful poetry.

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Alison Cassidy 09 June 2007

This is a powerful piece about pollution and man's stupidity and inhumanity to all life. The strength of this poem is in the directness of the telling. Thanks for sharing. love, Allie xxxx

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