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Hear Her Screams

none of us
will see the next century
none of us
will see the next dimension

why should we care?

but they feel it
the empaths,
the watchers, the light,
of creation 

its coming, change
on broken wings,
it flies past
as the world
peels off her layers.

she reveals herself 
to be in torment 
and we parasites
go about our
everyday life

ignoring her screams
for our mercy 

so if I the poet?
can draw attention
to her plight

I will scream
I will curse
I will burn effigy of
every god known to man

its time to notice
its time to take action 

So I scream 
a thousand poems
and cry a million tears

until the wash 
of my sound
can be heard

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  1. Date: 10/11/2010 5:28:00 AM
    this is one powerful peace here Jayne, thank you again [Duncan]

  1. Date: 10/10/2010 6:19:00 AM
    All poets need to speak on this. vry nicly done.... Oh my formats getting better I know how to separate the lines now .lol

  1. Date: 10/6/2010 5:02:00 PM
    Moving and deeply felt, Jayne. I read this again which I don't do that often. I really like this. A keeper. Regards from Gerard.

  1. Date: 10/5/2010 2:56:00 AM
    HI Jayne...thank you so much for the awesome comment on my poem, very appreciated! and even more stoked if i have inspired another poem from it. thank you love.....Dom

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 3:02:00 PM
    brilliant i would agree. and with a point to which we can all agree. john

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 2:13:00 PM
    A brilliant poem,and the words should make all stop and think.Thank you for your comments they are appreciated.

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 10:23:00 AM
    From what I am reading this morning it looks as if everyone found some inspiration to write this weekend. Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us today Jayne. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 7:44:00 AM
    Yes Jayne ..we all need to bring the message home ..this is an excellent piece and emphatically stated is every line... bringing attention through poetry and tears ..brilliant..luv..

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 5:11:00 AM
    Thanks, Jane, for caring enough to scream. I like to think that I, too, scream in my own quiet little way every time I recycle, reuse & re-purpose. Thanks for your kind words on my featured poem. Oh and donate on the "Rain forest site".......

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 12:58:00 PM
    So powerful. I hope those screams will be more and more heard. Love this. Andrea

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 10:52:00 AM
    Jayne you just highlighted the plight of Mother earth so brilliantly. We are ignoring her cries and maybe just maybe some of us will adhere to your cries. Thank you for taking the time to comment on my work as well, love Wilma

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 9:23:00 AM
    This is stunning Jayne, an outstanding work:) Felt this through every cell in my body, with the intensity with which it was written! A truly empathic work;)) thanks for your kind words on "Take Out" that seagull came back for seconds, by the way LOL

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 8:13:00 AM
    good one, much enjoyed

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 5:49:00 AM
    Very Very touchy and creative write on the earth's screams, Jayne. Very thoughtful

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 5:21:00 AM
    enjoyed reading today...have a good day!

  1. Date: 10/3/2010 4:20:00 AM
    Good job of describing what the planet is going through being abused...Praise God that he designed this earth to repair itself if given the opportunity until he is ready then the end will come..Enjoyed reading your work..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my work..Sara