Extinction Rebellion – a poem

It’s a Black Friday for the planet!! Selling the future for a trinket or two!

Opher's World

Extinction Rebellion

 

The world is in a mess.

That’s not hard to see.

The plunder and the rape

Is killing bird and tree.

But there’s a rebellion against this extinction

Carried out with distinction.

Superglued to trains and building barricades

They’re fighting without blades.

They are fighting for the future

They are making a huge din.

They’re trying to wake us up

To what is happening.

For profit and gain

We are busy plundering.

Without a care for pain

Or a moment spent wondering.

But there’s a rebellion against this extinction

Carried out with distinction.

Superglued to trains and building barricades

They’re fighting without blades.

So long live the rebellion

I hope it wakes us up.

Greed is so destructive

We’ve got to give it up.

But there’s a wealthy bunch

Who just see the cash.

Unless they start to give a damn

We’re heading for a crash.

But…

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