Forbidden Dreams

You cast off with a heavy heart, A flash of bloodshot as you leap; And even though this is the start, The ocean waves call you to sleep.   Between two hemispheres of blue, You search for scraps of food to eat; A desolate and naval view, The ocean waves …

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These Flying Beasts Are Hooked on Junk

The white storks glide across the sky, Migrating south in times gone by; But now like Burroughs in his funk, These flying beasts are hooked on junk.   Whilst landfill sites our eyes detest, To these bleached birds they are a nest; A place that they can rear their young, …

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Soon Their Hunger would be Freed

The great tits will work hard to find a mate, Putting their partners needs before their own, And science hoped to quantify this trait, To see if hunger could their love postpone. By giving a unique radio tag Researchers could deny one of them food, As bird feeders were set …

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Does Evolution Have its Roots in Love?

Why do we place such emphasis on love, Should we just not go forth and multiply? Instead of that person sent from above, Could we not mate with any girl or guy?   The Zebra Finch will choose a mate for life, Raising their young as an efficient team; But …

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Skies Turned Dead from Purest Blue

To soar like a bird would be a grand thing, With flights through cobalt depths and azure seas; Nothing against you but air on your wing ‘Til something bad came carried on the breeze, As once again mankind did as they please And suddenly your range was cut in two, …

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No longer all at sea

The seabirds help our coasts to live and breathe, Perched delicately across the food web. But watching as they fly and gently wreathe, Their numbers do not flow they only ebb; For the past sixty years has seen loss seethe, With seventy per cent caught in death’s web. And now …

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The Blessed Birds Will Sing No More

The Blessed Island was so poorly named, As from that day in March the land was cursed. Did Nature feel that mankind should be blamed? The Earthquake caused the safety valve to burst.   And now as we research and class the scene, We observe that the radiation falls In …

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