Jean Wilcox

(Redding, California)

Oozy Gooey Stuff - Poem by Jean Wilcox

How long will we caretakers-
Stand and wring our hands and cry?
There isn't anything we can do!

Oil spilt along our coast
Or deep within the Gulf
Has saturated our coastlines

Saturated feathers of a sea bird
Can now no longer fly
No matter whose at fault
Our feathered friends just die!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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