Leaf and Scale – a poem about how precious life is.

Leaf and Scale

 

Leaf and scale

Eye and tail

Precious  Precious

 

Protoplast

Chloroplast

Precious  Precious

 

Bud and tree

Petal and bee

Precious  Precious

 

Fin and feather

Fawn and heather

Special  Special

 

Whale and ant

Fauna and plant

Special  Special

 

Brain and brawn

Shrimp and prawn

Special  Special

 

Limb and life

Husband and wife

Special  Special

 

Awe and wonder

No kill or plunder

Precious  Precious

 

Planet and sky

Sun on high

Precious  Precious

 

Forest and air

Bluebell and bear

Special  Special

 

Water and rock

Hen and cock

Special  Special

 

Earth and worm

Virus and germ

Precious Precious

 

Warmth and light

Oxygen and sight

Precious  Precious

 

Biosphere

Centromere

Precious  Special  Unique

 

Opher 25.6.2018

 

 

The whole of our biosphere is one amazing event and utterly unique. Every bit of it is special and precious.

If only we could stand back and see how miraculous it is and worship every last piece of this incredible jigsaw of life.

Instead we treat it with disdain and destroy it with derision, contempt and callous disregard.

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