The Earth Poems

June 13, 2011
By kattclay BRONZE, Summit, New Jersey
kattclay BRONZE, Summit, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
"No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself." -Friedrich Nietzsche

The Grassland

A lion grazes,
The small, yellow children weep—
Blue world without end.


The Ocean

Beautiful in blue,
Lapped in exasperation,
The waves kiss the sky.


The Jungle

Laughing in the trees,
Baby gorilla dances.
Will he find his rage?


The Tundra

Cold and desolate
Green grass peaks out from the frost
There is no earth here

The Earth

Beneath the soil,
The scorched earth cries out in vain.
The sorry world ends.

The author's comments:
This series of haikus was inspired by the novel "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn.

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on Apr. 26 2012 at 7:13 pm
cayaTW PLATINUM, Yuma, Arizona
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Favorite Quote:
Those who forget history will often repeat it

i thought the poems were creative.  i could really see a story created.  also, i totally see how you were inspired by "Ishmael".  i could really see it in the last poem.

anonymous123 said...
on Jul. 2 2011 at 11:46 pm
This is fantastic!


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