Dave Alan Walker

Bronze Star - 2,441 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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  • Rookie - 158 Points Queeny Gona (8/24/2013 8:45:00 AM)

    Short though very powerful write! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,668 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 - 267 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

  • Silver Star - 3,243 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

  • Silver Star - 9,695 Points Heather Wilkins (8/15/2013 10:56:00 PM)

    a wonderful gift to be destroyed by man. thoughtful write (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 415 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

  • Silver Star - 7,536 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 - 1 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

  • Veteran Poet - 3,682 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (8/13/2013 11:37:00 PM)

    only a few gifts are well taken care of, the rest are taken for granted without knowing the real values..Good..Dave.. (Report) Reply

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