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Dave Alan Walker

Freshman - 1,408 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

Gods Gift To Man


Before it all began
Gods gift to man
he gave us the earth

In thanks
we destroyed it

Submitted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,541 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/16/2013 5:46:00 AM)

    For man destruction seems to be the way of life. We must protect mother earth. Beautifully said in a few words. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 218 Points David Wood (8/16/2013 5:40:00 AM)

    It is inevitable as the worlds population increases and we human demand more of the worlds resources. A good write (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,206 Points Pradip Chattopadhyay (8/16/2013 1:37:00 AM)

    the irony god has to deal with from his creations in his image!

    a profound thought expressed with great brevity, Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Yasmeen Khan (8/15/2013 12:57:00 AM)

    Before any other gift this beauteous earth is a gift to us, wisdom in a nutshell. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 5,319 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/14/2013 5:47:00 AM)

    Really, so true...We did't respect the God's beautiful gift. Beautiful poem with deep meaning in it.. Loved reading it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points The Fallen Leaves Of Mira (8/14/2013 12:03:00 AM)

    Wow- love it.. It reminds me of the Cree poem

    “Only after the last tree has been cut down.
    Only after the last river has been poisoned.
    Only after the last fish has been caught.
    Only then will you find that money cannot be eaten.” (Report) Reply

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