Treasure Island

Somanathan Iyer


Nature and Future


Wonder is the nature tender is its beauty
Blunder we render by damaging its splendor
Limits are exceeded in extracting its resources
Future is at stake deprive not the generations

Wonder is the nature disaster is its fury
Ponder over the rupture caused by our folly
Nature exploited ends in future depleted
Survival is at stake deprive not the generations

Submitted: Sunday, June 16, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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  • Valsa George (6/23/2013 12:50:00 AM)

    Words reminding of the rumblings of thunder alerting us of the imminent doom that is to fall on us if we don't take sufficient precautions! Great Write! Enjoyed! (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/17/2013 8:11:00 AM)

    Man's concerns are beautifully expressed. Please read my poems 'Our Mission' and 'Mother Earth' when you have time. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (6/16/2013 12:26:00 PM)

    Our survival lies in our own hands by stopping the pollution of our lovely planet. Good write Somanathan. (Report) Reply

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