Our Earth



        OUR EARTH
We all live on this big ball of rock,
spinning and rotating around the clock.
Floating in the middle of space,
relying on the sun to keep us in place.

Life is a gift that we take for granted
The earth is a beautiful curious planet,
full of environmental resources to keep us alive
that we all need to Share in order for us to survive.

No matter our race or color, we should all respect and love one another
and treat each stranger as our sister or brother.
Enjoy life and live each day as if it were our last.
Appreciate what people we know and don’t know
have given of themselves to us in the present and the past.

Don’t let greedy Rulers make us like them,
by hurting and killing many without amends.

We must stay united, caring and kind,
So we can all. survive and stay aligned
Amen

By: Barbara Tedesco

About this poem

I wrote this poem right after 9/11/2001.

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Written on September 12, 2001

Submitted by kjbarbara69 on September 11, 2023

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Scheme XAABB XXCC DDEFE XX GGX F
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 835
Words 175
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 5, 4, 5, 2, 3, 1

Barbara Tedesco

At the time I wrote this I was split up from my abusive husband and I am a mother of 3. I am not a writer, but this came to me after 9/11/2001 tragedy, and I have felt I wanted to spread the word that we all need to change our ways, so we can all survive. Please spread my words. more…

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