Truncated Sonnet: ''The Good Earth''

The fierce, supple tiger
(an untamed, deadly beast)
is not meant as dinner,
for someone's sportive feast.
The giant, harmless whale
(a great, ocean mammal)
won't survive or prevail
against reaving people.
All Earth's feral creatures,
of land, sky, and the sea,
are here as our teachers
and life's diversity.
Save man's endangered worth,
and restore the good Earth!




Sonnet by Ngoc Nguyen The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2019-01-17 at 06:17

Tags Poetry  Earth  Nature 

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Editorial Team The PoetBay support member heart!
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2019-01-25


bibek adhikari The PoetBay support member heart!
A very burning issue! And a gentle sonnet, smooth trimeters!
2019-01-18


one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
This is so true, and you expressed it in a truly gentle way. Thank you.
2019-01-17