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An Acrostic "Slap of the Glove".......

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An Acrostic "Slap of the Glove".......

Goodness knows the greed involved
Unwilling to admit, unable to proceed
Life on this fragile rock totters
For we have never fouled the nest like this
Oceanic trauma, on a voyage, east then north
Ice, blue-clean, beauty, dead before the march of black gold
Listing heavily to one side, we're taking on what used to be only water

Smug arrogance put us here
Plans within plans have failed
Ill-gotten were the riches, ill-tended were the fields
Laddie, grab a pail and bail for all you're WORTH!
Let's just all hope they're not setting the price on that too!!!!

Copyright © Jim David

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  1. Date: 9/2/2010 3:31:00 PM
    love your acrosstic, congrats on the feature, enjoyed..P.D.

  1. Date: 8/30/2010 9:46:00 AM
    Great acrostic congrates on being featured this week love Jayne

  1. Date: 8/30/2010 8:42:00 AM
    Awesome acrostic on the Gulf Oil Spill! Congrats on your poem being featured this week! Caroline.

  1. Date: 8/30/2010 6:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week here at PoetrySoup Jim. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/29/2010 7:30:00 PM
    Congrats Jim on your featured poem this week on the Soup.. a nice one to share with us all.. with luv..

  1. Date: 8/13/2010 4:05:00 AM
    Jim great slam. Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 8/12/2010 10:34:00 AM
    Congratulations Jim on your win in S K A T 's contest "Oil Spilled Out Anger ". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/12/2010 8:09:00 AM
    Congrats Jim on your super win in Irma's contest with this wonderful write and win today.. enjoy another sweet victory ..with luv..

  1. Date: 8/11/2010 10:23:00 PM
    Jim, congratulations on your success with this superb Acrostic-Slam!~Chris

  1. Date: 6/15/2010 2:32:00 AM
    A great poem, very prescient, I love the message. Thanks for the upload. Gavin.

  1. Date: 6/8/2010 5:22:00 PM
    very very only input is perhaps tweak the last line..setting the price on that too..what does the that stand for? Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 9:19:00 PM
    Great Acrostic here for sure. You summed up the situation very well. Chris.

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 4:03:00 PM
    very nice , good luck , though luck is not needed! A winner indeed~Rick