Tag Archives: climate

Stand With Me

Stand with mewhile wildfires race the windand ash clouds the sky.I’ll wipe your tears. Stand with mewhile flash floods scour the cityand debris tumbles by.I won’t let go. Stand with mewhile gunshots echo off hillsand anger crowds the people.I’ll be … Continue reading

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Fraiku: Gridlock

When corporationsprofit more off the problemthan the solution

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Earth Day 2022

For today’s prompt (the final Two-for-Tuesday prompt of the month), write a love and/or anti-love poem. Earth Day 2022for Wynn Bruce You sacrificed yourself for us— for all of us outside the Supreme Court While we drove our hybrids wrote … Continue reading

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A Planet-Shaped Vase

For today’s prompt, write a breaking poem. A Planet-Shaped Vase On a no school snow dayplaying ball in the houseI broke a fancy vase Instead of attempting repairwith cartoon cow glueI found my father’s hammer Smashed the shardsenjoying the crack … Continue reading

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Magnificent Desolation

Magnificent Desolation The second man on the Moon called it “magnificentdesolation” when he first stood upon her powdery surface.I wasn’t even born then but in my spacesuit,patching solar panels, I find no better words. We’re the invading aliens in our … Continue reading

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Lost Worlds published by Extinction Rebellion

I’m proud to announce that Lost Worlds, one of my poems-a-day from this April, has been published at the Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub. I strongly encourage all my poet friends to send them any poems you’ve written inspired by the … Continue reading

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The sun’s no hotter

The sun’s no hotter It’s just the atmospheresoaking it all inlike a pasty beach bodywith no SPF Burning We slept too longskin red as a tornadoon doppler or a lobsterboiling in a pot This is the inheritanceof my angry children—blisters … Continue reading

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We have met the enemy and he is us

Happy Earth Day! Tonight I participated in a Science Cafe hosted by the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, entitled Breaking the Silence The Role of Emotions in the Climate Emergency. I trusted Robert Lee Brewer’s prompt was going to be … Continue reading

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My Apology

For today’s prompt, I want you to answer the question, “What does the future hold?” Then, make your answer the title of your poem and write your poem. Your answer could a general idea about the future like “Robots Will … Continue reading

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