Darkness

mccell By mccell, 6th Mar 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/3qhk8k7a/
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A poem about the bleak ecological future humanity faces due to excessive consumerism

The beginning of the end

Darkness
lies in front of me
cloudy skies
i cannot see
will there be anybody
helping me
escape from this
tragedy

Sure,
the wind seems warm and fuzzy
but in it breeds the virus
of superstition and ignorance
our judgement seems so bleak and dusty

Can there be a world without
consuming all of nature's goods?
Can we break this self-made curse?
Will it kill us?

Do not say
"we need to save the world"
for she will be fine
getting rid of all the parasites
leaving none of us behind

Tags

Capitalism, Capitalist System, Capitalistic Society, Consumerism, Consumption, Eco-Friendly, Ecology, Economic And Social Issues, Ecosystem, Poetry, Poetry With Meaning, Politics

Meet the author

author avatar mccell
Studying IT at the University of Hannover.Member of the Green Party. My writing will Focus on Politics.

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
6th Mar 2012 (#)

wowee...fabulously put ..am glad you are writing these things...

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author avatar Mikey.
6th Mar 2012 (#)

Hi mccell, I agree totally with you well done.

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author avatar Songbird B
7th Mar 2012 (#)

Wow! Powerful stuff... A eloquent write my friend..

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author avatar richellet
7th Mar 2012 (#)

I love how it's done. "People indeed needs discipline."

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author avatar Tranquilpen
7th Mar 2012 (#)

A painting with words, grimly reminiscent of Dante's Inferno. Thank you for a thought provoking share. In passing, when the final honey bee's light goes out, man will have exactly four years left to live, before everyone dies. A disturbing thought. Thank you for sharing

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author avatar Buzz
7th Mar 2012 (#)

Excellent, mccell. Thank you.

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author avatar Ms. Ann
7th Mar 2012 (#)

McCell,
I love this poem. I think it is insightful.

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author avatar GV Rama Rao
10th Mar 2012 (#)

McCell,
You are much too wise for your age. Secondly, you are a wiz for you have 630 points with 3 posts. Fantabulous. Keep going with such nice poems.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
10th Mar 2012 (#)

Very powerful...

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author avatar Kingwell
17th Dec 2013 (#)

Well done!

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