We are humble peas from Peru
Popping many,many miles for you,
Our podcast is global,
Our purpose is noble,
But we have a bad press,
They say we cause distress
With our carbon footprint,
A marathon not a sprint,
Say the green, green gurus
Who can afford to pick and choose;
But the reason we travel miles
Is not for the hypocrites' smiles -
No, we do it for the poor of Peru
Who tend us in fields of ancient dew,
Tenderly picked and packed al fresco
For Walmart, M&S and Tesco.

So please, our journey is not obscene
For we feed our folk with dollars green.

Poetry by Christopher Fernie
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Written on 2020-10-16 at 22:54

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jim The PoetBay support member heart!
Light-hearted rhymes belying something deeper and true. Well done.

Thomas D The PoetBay support member heart!
The "al fresco/ Tesco" rhyme is pleasantly Byronic! I enjoyed the poem throughout.