The Gamble With Nature

Reece Mathew 2010 (Florida)

Scattered hopes on the ground.
Burning fires dreadfully surround.
The fatal clouds arrive,
Growing leaves fail to thrive.

Desperate needs for water arise.
Terrible blizzards brutalize.
Calls for faith seem to fade.
There is no rescue aid.

Like A Grim Reaper,
The magnate ignores peacekeepers.
Destroying everything in its path,
Humans neglect the ecological aftermath.

Exploiting chances for vindication,
Humans continue their industrial dictation.
The world will come to an end
If the human race fails to transcend.

About this poem

This poem explains how the human race is unjustly exploiting the world.

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Written on March 15, 2023

Submitted by reecemathew2010 on March 17, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 519
Words 95
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4

Reece Mathew

I am 13 years old and I grew up in a city called Parkland, Florida. My sister is a fantastic poet, and she has taught us her ways. I enjoy playing basketball and soccer. more…

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