Number 5 in my series, ‘I hear the river laugh.’ Drilling down Ever narrower now, energy building, Sluicing water upwards, roaring over mudflats, Through to Goole, swamping the Ouse and Trent, Removing ten thousand years Of post-glacial civilisation. York and Venice cannot be saved, By Tidal Barriers. Profits rise with the water Until drilling downContinue reading “Screaming trees (5)”
Drilling down Ever narrower now, energy buildingSluicing water upwards,Roaring over mudflats,Through to Goole,Swamping the Ouse and Trent,Removing ten thousand yearsOf post-glacial civilisation.York and Venice cannot be saved,By Tidal Barriers.Profits rise with the waterUntil drilling down means holding onAgainst the soaring tidesAnd strengthening winds.And as the storms merge,We ask, ‘What now ?’ Part 5 of myContinue reading “Screaming trees (5)”
Screaming trees – why don’t we care?
Number 3 in my series, I heard the river laugh. Soon available as a chapbook.
Set of ten poems – I heard the river laugh. Copyright free to an environmental group. More soon.
It doesn’t matter how much evidence is presented, no one in power accepts that the world is on fire. I was stunned by the interactive version. The picture shows a Gulf Stream as no one wants to see it. The heat should be transported from the south to north Atlantic and warm Europe. Without thisContinue reading “Why do we ignore the facts about the Gulf Stream?”
Cars queue to wreck our world. We have all heard the song, A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square. I had heard that nightingales have now colonised Berlin, although in our square behind the splendid turn of the century front, I have rarely heard a nightingale. However, woodpeckers, flocks of sparrows and starlings, various tits andContinue reading “Our Personal Eco-Oasis”