Poetry – A Wonder

A Wonder

A wonder of technology

Epitomy of simplicity

A dynamo of energy

Manufacturing complexity

I’ll keep it brief

A leaf.

Layers of green splendour

Cells of biochemical wonder

Intricate skeleton to ponder

Producing energy to squander

I’ll keep it brief

A leaf.

An organelle straight from the past

Under the name of chloroplast

Containing mysteries so vast

The chlorophyll iconoclast

I’ll keep it brief

A leaf.

Opher 3.2.2019

Evolution has provided us with some absolute wonders. We should cherish it and protect them all.

But for most people a leaf is just a leaf.

They wouldn’t even miss them if they went.

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