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Noah was a modern man

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When oceans rose and ice-caps ran 
like rain, Old Noah made a plan. 
-a cunning plan you’d marvel at 
which could’ve saved the world, save that 
Noah was a modern man. 

His ark’s small size compelled a ban 
on lions and tigers. Of that clan 
he rescued just his pussy-cat, 
when oceans rose. 

And when the global flush began, 
Old Noah was nature’s daftest fan. 
He gave deck-space to fleas and rats 
while rhinos, great-apes, pandas, bats 
and elephants vanished down the pan 
when oceans rose.

◄ Bigfoot

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M.C. Newberry

Sun 13th Dec 2015 01:33

I thought I should begin by stating that I have supported and contributed to Avaaz.
The world has survived thus far with or without any
actions by mankind. On the plus side, you might care
to dwell on the fact that for every downside registered
in the history of this planet, an upside has appeared to
balance things. Great planetary plagues have been &
gone, great natural disasters too, whilst Man's own contributions, good and bad, seem to appear in tandem.
The discovery of the possible loss of flora and fauna
has seen actions that provide means of ensuring their
safety and continuance across the spectrum.
The undoubted capability to destroy the world with our
nuclear knowledge sees the basic reality of sense allied
to self-preservation render that possibility obsolete.
The current campaign treating climate change as a man-
made phenomenon while downgrading the natural order
will attempt to see the balance restored to human satisfaction. Volcanic nature and the great solar effect
continue to go their own way as usual, far beyond our puny means of influencing, let alone controlling any of their actions and results.

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Tim Ellis

Sat 12th Dec 2015 20:21

If the world survives, M.C. , it will have been because some people had the courage to fight to make it happen.

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M.C. Newberry

Sat 12th Dec 2015 16:51

The world will survive and nature's truth that adaptability
is the secret of success will see it happen.

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Tim Ellis

Fri 11th Dec 2015 21:01

I know the world needs a lot more than poems tonight, but here's another one anyway!

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