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Author Name: Freepenfold18 8 Comments
Date Added: January 16, 2010 05:01:56 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Seeds Of Death
Oh! What poor soul was lent
To bend an ear upon the wind
To hear the sighs and sorrows of mankind
This mother earth this ravaged soul
The heart of man as black as coal
That takes and takes returneth not
Upon his ill begotten lot
The flesh of earth this green of land
Once tinged by Gods almighty hand
Now stained and spoiled and soaked in blood
A mothers tears become a flood
The innocence of childhood dreams
Are tarred and marred by muted screams
What right have we to still draw breath
When all we sow are seeds of death.
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Comments:
Comment By: PremiumHOPE on March 21, 2010 12:42:15 AM Report
A wonderfully written poem, you know how I love your work, always so insightful and makes me think beyond myself.
Tinadee

Comment By: FreeColeman Demiurge on February 16, 2010 03:37:04 PM Report
I'm not a big believer in Karma or Fate and whatnot, but the adage "we reap what we sow" does tend to be true for the most part... Anyway, great work (great title too); well said and well done.
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on February 4, 2010 07:30:35 PM Report
That's a valid question, buddy...We are the worst and the best this planet has produced. We seem to be smart enough to produce technology, but too dumb to know how to use it.....len
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on January 17, 2010 12:33:42 AM Report
This is a stirring lament for mother earth. As right as rain and nicely expressed!

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeGlata on January 16, 2010 10:09:20 PM Report
Wow, Graham! This was powerful and very emotion-charged! Loved it...and agree so very strongly!

Hugs to ya!

Glata

Comment By: Freedean evans on January 16, 2010 03:54:05 PM Report
The heart of man as black as coal
That takes and takes returneth not
Upon his ill begotten lot

these powerful words say a lot  very very nice ,,, dino

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on January 16, 2010 10:44:14 AM Report
...yes we carry the guilt of generations of man making a poor imprint on the earth...it brings tears as we hear the "sighs and sorrows of mankind"...very profound piece you've written here...thought provoking...and regretful.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on January 16, 2010 08:57:06 AM Report
 Powerful......Angry words that express the death of Mother Earth ...
 Man has taken and taken more and more each year
and give nothing back only endless changes
now.....She Hurts




 


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