National Poetry Writing Month, Day #22

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write (ugh!) an Earth Day poem. I am not a huge fan of Earth Day. I see it the way George Carlin did, as expressed in his ‘The Planet is Fine’ routine from Jammin’ in New York: a lot of it is pure self-interest. We care more about our immediate environment than [...]

NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 22: What if the earth just has a fever? (a poem)

Every prompt today seems to be an Earth Day prompt: napowrimo.net, Writer’s Digest, The Daily Poet… The first thing I always think of is George Carlin’s ‘The planet is fine’ routine, so that had some influence on my Earth Day poem… The earth doesn’t care about us— not the way we think it does Agent Smith [...]