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Expressive Arts

Climate Change Creative Writing – Shortlisted

A Mother’s Fury

By Eden Shearer

Mother will not stop yelling

She is casting cyclones

That are destroying precious lives

 

She has become a home-wrecker

Sowing the seeds

Of volcanic eruptions

 

She is angry

Causing innocent feet

To flee from their homes

To run far away

 

We are too scared to look her in the eye

So we keep running

Hoping for grass that is greener on the other side

Only to find that there is nothing left

 

When will we learn

To stop arguing with our Mother

And to start implementing change?

 

It is about time we cleaned up our mess

And as they always say, Mother knows best

 

It is too late to diffuse her temper completely

But we can still use our actions

To decelerate her intensity

 

Let’s turn mindlessness

Into mindfulness

 

Oh Mother Earth, we can hear you.

 

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