Tribe

Whenever my random word generator site presents me with a five-letter word – where each letter has to start a line in an acrostic poem, though goodness knows why! – I’m often in two minds.

Serious Me wants to write about something significant; Silly Me wants to write a limerick.

This time, for the sake of some peace and quiet, they can both have their way …

 

There once was a green world where youth
Respected their elders for truth.
It shriveled and died
Because old misers lied –
Ecocide is a crime with no sleuth.

 

 

Isolated Nomads Are Under Siege in the Amazon Jungle

 

 

image: http://www.nationalgeographic.com

10 thoughts on “Tribe

    1. Yeah, had thought of putting ‘spendthrifts’ or something instead of ‘misers’ but then I thought of how much the rich stockpile just as a cushion … Thanks for stopping by, Curt!

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