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Wild Earth

Updated on January 1, 2014
A view of Lagoa do Fogo, Azores, Portugal
A view of Lagoa do Fogo, Azores, Portugal | Source
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Snow pack slowing down a train | Source
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Volcano erupting | Source
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The 2004 tsunami in Thailand | Source
Category F5 tornado, Manitoba, June 2007
Category F5 tornado, Manitoba, June 2007 | Source
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Old Point Loma Lighthouse | Source


Wild earth

You make me smile

Eternal, yon beauty

There is no denial


Wild earth

You make me ponder

Over the mornings you wake

And those nights you wander


Wild earth

You make me sigh

Humanity, such a burden

I ask thee, why


Wild earth

You make me laugh

The defiler, you punish

With Mother Nature's wrath


Wild earth

You make me humble

You part raging seas

And make mountains crumble



Wild earth

You make me sob

Tis a slow death

Amid this rancid mob


Wild earth

You make me heed

It seems as though I stand alone

Mankind must cede


Wild earth

You make me pray

To a God somewhere

For one more day


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    Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

    Where have you gone to my friend?

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    LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

    This is a very uplifting, at the sametime humbling poem. Simply beautiful..... Sharing and voting up

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    ahorseback 4 years ago

    This is beautiful , I often find myself wondering , Why is there no one else out side? I find my solace , my kindship and sanity outside. Yet the malls and parking lots are full of cars and people. My very sanity has been saved by natures caress, awesome write .

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    mrs rao 5 years ago

    Beautiful one....Voted up

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    arb 5 years ago from oregon

    One more day! seems like so little to ask, until you reach into your pocket and try to buy it. Beautifully done, obviously, by one who has found the value of a moment.

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    Deborah Neyens 5 years ago from Iowa

    Beautiful poem. You also chose great photos to illustrate it.

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    ExoticHippieQueen 5 years ago

    Such beauty in your words! I will have to read more of your work.........voted up and beautiful.

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    Vincent Moore 5 years ago

    Nicely done, I was mesmerized by the force of your thoughts. You humbled us as Mother Nature took over and showed us her might. The photos were a perfect blend with this work.

    I fear humans are a sorry lot, we have abused planet earth and now mother nature is rebelling and taking it back. When will we silly humans learn? we need earth, it's doesn't need us. Hugs to you and voted UP and awesome.

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    ziyena 5 years ago from Southern Colorado

    Thank you Vinaya :)

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    Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

    This is very beautiful like the nature.

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    services4all 5 years ago from U.S.

    In your post the photos which you have added to describe natural calamities is fanastic. keep on posting.

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    ziyena 5 years ago from Southern Colorado

    Sorry to sadden you Barnesy ...

    just a reminder, especially to myself.

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    Barnsey 5 years ago from Happy Hunting Grounds

    As good as this one is I find it only saddens me. How many wild palces have been erased from existence? All of it for mankind's need to breed and spread across the globe like a festering plague. Our Mother Earth will one day see us as such and the cycle will begin anew. Maybe the next sentient species will respect her more appropriately. Great Hub!

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    ziyena 5 years ago from Southern Colorado

    Thank you!

    I definitely need all the blessings I can get ... :)

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    Wayne Brown 5 years ago from Texas

    Nicely done...the photos are so tied to the words. Wild earth is a force to be reckon with and in my own mind far more strong than the combined ability of mankind to destroy it. Like kutsu vines, it will always recreate itself in some form. Thanks much for sharing. WB

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    rdsparrowriter 5 years ago

    Wow !!! God bless You!!

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    diogenes 5 years ago from UK and Mexico

    "When earthquakes roll; volcanos bleed,

    How puny man seems, indeed."

    Bob

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    James Kenny 5 years ago from Birmingham, England

    What a beautiful poem, the reverence you have for the natural world is plain for all to see. I love the picture at the top too, Wild Earth at its best. Voted up.

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    cleaner3 5 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

    ziyena, this is the bomb. you are just brimming with such creativity with words. WOW, I love this poem, it's awesome.

    An evolving shining star

    is what you surely are

    your poetry stands out

    like a mighty shout.

    Michael

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    CJ Sledgehammer 5 years ago

    Such beautiful words and imagery. Like the pictures, too! :0)

    Best wishes - C.J. Sledgehammer

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    Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

    Aren't you the talented one? Your love of nature shines through once again. Bravo! I look forward to many more from you!

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