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THE SILENCE

The leaves are dead The birds are dying Fish are lying Trying to catch their breaths On the shores of the world On unknown beaches Deaf dolphins and whales Gasp in polluted waters Beaching themselves trying to live Land creatures are having their problems too People and animals are dying every day Thank you fake progress Polluting corporations deny climate change though they continue to pollute the air and water Impervious to peoples health Can you hear life on this planet screaming in despair? Do you hear the silence of the dead? Big business and their shills repudiate apocalyptic signs Killing all hope that living things in the future will survive They hoard their ill gotten gains in secret accounts Hoping to outlive the catastrophe and chaos They have wrought.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 12/29/2015 3:43:00 PM
Yes, pollution does it damage..Great topic chosen ..I enjoyed reading your work..Welcome to soup..Sara
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norberto franco cisneros
Date: 2/7/2016 4:13:00 PM
Sara I don't remember if I answered your comment, but I appreciate you comprehending it and appreciate your comments, as this is not the first of my poems you have commented on. Thank you.