Herbert Nehrlich 2

Rookie (04-10-1943 / Germany)

Climate Change? - Poem by Herbert Nehrlich 2

Climate Change, to say the least
makes us humans change some habits,
though the sun still chooses east
there is panic 'mongst the rabbits.

Nerdy, idiosyncratic
motivation quite unknown,
quark and man made heavy static
new emperors to claim the throne.

Polar bears, so many starving
neither seals or tasty fish,
end up serving pups and carving
offspring as survival dish.

Icebergs melting raising oceans
though the physics are unclear,
grizzlies passing smaller motions
in the forests, so I hear.

Say the experts, it is gazzes
preference for C- O-Two,
emanating out of azzes
and the lowly Subaru.

Burning fossils is the trouble,
though we ought to, don't you think?
And the atmospheric bubble
makes the solar system blink.

First it's cooling then it's warming,
records kept and falsified,
killer bees covertly swarming
turtles drowning in the tide.

Please dear reader, use some logic,
and recall your chemistry,
images so anagogic
for the biased mind to see.

They will plunge civilisation
into poverty and death
those who will commit their nation
to renounce their carbon breath.

All this is quite schizophrenic,
voices heard and faulty reason,
yet to say anthropogenic
is denial of the seasons.

Sun empowers living matter
sun has rhythm and design,
Gore the impotent mad hatter
claims his profit paradigm.

All in all, so many changes,
gone the cold Siberian East,
Santa carefully arranges
straw hats for his wildebeest.

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Comments about Climate Change? by Herbert Nehrlich 2

  • (12/6/2009 11:24:00 PM)

    this is an amazing piece, covering the geography and physics of climate change. excellent rhythm and smooth flow, hook the reader. The content is superb and the intent is just tooo great...

    the end is fantastic as well....thanks for sharing
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 6, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, December 7, 2009

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