Beware the anger of the seas

When I ponder upon the travails
And vagaries of life,
The idiosyncrasies that trouble me the most
Are the plight of the oceans,
Especcially the Mediterranean where
In due course of time,
Plastic will be more and fish less.

A begetter, a nourisher and a nurturer,
She is and yet, man, the irresponsible ones
Have forgotten this lovely fact.
He who has an in-depth grounding
And understanding on man’s dependence
On nature will never bring harm to her.

Look at the piles of debris in the sea,
Look at the tortoises being suffocated
By the straws carelessly thrown in the sea.
Fools forget about the aquatic life
And the plastic found in their stomachs.

The rugged beauty of the coastline,
The receeding waves, the cool sea breeze,
The sea birds, the heart-rending songs
Of the dolphins are all trying hard
To shake the inertia that has
Gripped the international psyche.
O man! Beware the anger of the seas.

pramila khadun

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About pramilakhadun

I am the holder of a Bsc degree in Food and Nutrition from S.N.D.T University,Pune,India.Have taught this subject in a private institution for almost thirty-five years.Currently, I am retired and travel alot with my husband Raj, daughters Dr Rajnee and Priyum and son Airline Captain.Had my first book of poetry published by Minerva press, London and other two in Mauritius.More coming soon.I love poetry and enjoy reading poems of poets across the world and I feel Destiny Poets is the right place for me.

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