Writ Large – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Photo: from gcg.net.au asbestos fibres.

“We can’t go on as we have been.” Sir David Attenborough

Writ Large

Of thalidomide and asbestos,
those roman pipes of lead,
benzine to carbon making
nearly everything so dead,
atomic wet-dreams,
what a gas, or just a 
fracking nuisance and the last,
with plastic sands and bubble
wrapped whales carrying tales
of wasted trees on which the lies
we subscribed are writ large.


Copyright 2022 ©Paul Vincent Cannon
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18 Comments

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18 responses to “Writ Large – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. We really need to change, while we are still able to.

    Liked by 5 people

  2. Such a tell telling poem sadly true Paul and well pen 🖊

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Paul, A very timely, powerful message and warning. Hope we can do the right thing while we still have a chance.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Humans are not always doing a research,when the gold is glimming in the sun. xx Michael

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  5. Charis Counselling

    Powerful poem – well said

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