Once a privilege to journey green plains of majesty
recalling yesteryear through eyes of awe,
now toxic waste creating deep scars of gray death.

Once mighty noble ice castles so enormous
are melting, as wildlife scrambles,
in their eyes form tears of poisonous fumes.

Painted deserts blinded to life's chaotic struggle,
such beauty only nature can create,
destroyed by mankind's unempathetic greed.

The ancient ocean tides thunder ashore faithfully
sandy beaches are sun bathed graveyards,
the plight of watery wildlife perfectly innocent.

As the morning star warms all that travel
along the country side of the world,
sunny skies turn to nightmares of black dust.

Such rich heritage experiences buried daily,
future of greatness coated by lies,
our earth sold down the river for green pockets,

From ocean to ocean, north to south, east to west,
all encompassing treasures stowed away,
depleted by mankind's promise of a future world.

Within the borders of our glorious humane history,
concerned voices mysteriously silenced,
slowly being murdered by a better mousetrap mentality.

Below the smoky skies of a burning blue sphere,
rages the fires of a careless society,
lies generations of an almost extinct human dream. . .

Timothy Michael DiVito c 1991
“The only home we have. . . . love it”

Published by poetryofemotions5778

I have been writing poetry for 44 years. I began writing poetry when I was 15 years old and to this date I have written over 16,000 poems. I have had poems published in The San Fernando Journal, The Rag Mag, WYRD, The Cultural Reverence(e-magazine) and in Kiiroo(e-magazine), Mobius and the World Peace Anthology. I have over 1000 poems published in all. I also have a poetry page on Wix.com entitled anemotionaljourney.com. I also have written a Science Fiction/Fantasy novel entitled "The Blue Sphere" and I am currently working on three other books at the present time. The first is entitled "The Angel and the Witches, the second is "Once Upon A Halloween" and the third is "The Devil's Playground".

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