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Saturday, December 04, 2010


Poem by Charles Frederickson; Graphic by Saknarin Chinayote
The UN Climate Change Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 29 November - 10 December 2010.

Spinning globe axis off kilter
Frothy teal glaze veneer chipped
Phantom oblique myth-takes debunked
In-denial bloated varicose veins burst

Sea levels rise coastlines retreat
Overflowing glacial teardrops flooding basins
Spitfire core molten anima meltdown
Crusty Wonder burnt toast scraped

Climate transition jaded green envy
Ex-spurts gushing longi- lati- platitudes
Tropical storms unbuckle equatorial belt
Paunchy gut overhanging rainforest ravage

Wanton destruction of lonesome planet
Skewed credibility drought bi-polar extremes
Diminishing virgin springs depleting reserve
Recycled excuses mainline taproots soiled

No Holds Bard Dr. Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote together comprise PoeArtry. Flutter Press published Charles’ chapbook fanTHAIsies.