I felt the urge to write this poem in honor of Mother Earth — for all that she has done for us, and how we fail to recognize how valuable and fragile she is. Humans have come to the conclusion that they are in control of this planet, on which they exploit natural resources, pollute the oceans and skies, and claim to own anything that could be turned into a dollar sign.
I have come to believe that our Mother Earth is sick, and as her soul continues to weaken from our careless actions, she is slowly dying. It is up to all of us to make an effort to change the outcome that we have set for the environment and its natural inhabitants by changing the easier thing to do with the right thing to do. Also attached to this post is the music video "Earth Song" by Michael Jackson, in which a realistic picture is painted of what we have done to the world and how by working together, we can reverse our effects for the better.
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