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Arise

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Arise

Arise, you song birds sing in morning dew;
The flow’ry host to colour fields and furrows,
And sap of Spring runs gold in willows veins; 
As tender leaves unfold to speak of birth,
Fresh mountain ranges iced give life anew—
While waters melt and stream through cricks and borrows
The gleams of light will melt the winter strains
Though spills of oil have quenched the songs of earth.
The corporate sting of greedful revenue,  
Has bankrupt natural wonders—greedy farrows
The eagle has no pow’r to save her eggs,
Tall forests fall and crush the robin’s hue
When flow’ry petals change to black on yellow—
The spotted fawns arise with warbled legs

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  1. Date: 6/25/2013 11:09:00 AM
    I believe we, as mankind, are finding we need more champions for the environment. Very well done... Jake

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Jake, for taking the time to comment on my poetry, and express some valuable encouragement — J.R. ~
  1. Date: 6/25/2013 10:59:00 AM
    I deeply enjoyed this poem its well written and holds alot of meaning.

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Brandon for sharing your thoughts — I find the feedback from the poets on Poetry Soup very helpful —
  1. Date: 6/25/2013 5:06:00 AM
    this I love a good description of nature Shadow

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you — peace to you!
  1. Date: 6/25/2013 12:23:00 AM
    the contrast of nature and the greedy corporations ruining her. I enjoyed this one and loved that last line about the fawns on warbled legs. Great images of nature being wounded.

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Andrea, in the Valley I live in there has been much development which has ruined habitats for a multitude of wildlife. The deer are spending more and more time in the suburbs (and in town), instead of forests and grasslands. Thank you for your comments — your kindness is very much appreciated — J. R.
  1. Date: 6/24/2013 6:07:00 PM
    This writing is like a cheerleader for Mother Nature's creations. Such great truth between the lines.

    Dawson Avatar J.R. Dawson
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Drake, your comment has been a great encouragement to me, and has caused me to make sure I soak in the beauty of creation, and to breathe it into my eyes and into my soul — peace to you — J.R.
  1. Date: 6/23/2013 9:10:00 PM
    J R., this is a fine view and nature at her best... i feel as if i had a walk and viewed the awakening in a forest.... enjoyed~ LINDA