Figure Out The Danger

Figure Out The Danger short poem

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Dedicated to Chief Raoni of the Kayapo in the Amazon rainforest

Is greed for money stronger than our signature?
They wish to cut the trees to produce goods and furniture
They will lose oxygen. This is a fact
Chief Raoni is calling us to act
So that we preserve a fresh breath
So we can stop our planet’s death
Support indigenous people’s right
For your own survival you have to fight
Idle no more
Join a peaceful revolution for
Protecting life
Ending the strife
Sign it the message
Express your image
Every forest ranger
Can figure the danger

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Nada Amine Awar

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I am a Lebanese female poet, researcher and writer in Arabic and English.Fourth of January, 1957 I was born in Quarnayel, Lebanon. Being an only daughter among three sons, gave my whole life an aromatic taste. I got a master degree in political science from the American University of Beirut. Mahatma Gandhi is the only politician I follow and respect. Gamal Abd Nasir is the only Arab leader I admire. Rabindranath Tagore is my spiritual master. His poetry, writings, music, and universal thought is a real fountain for my spiritual uplifting. Chief Seattle’s “Message To the Modern World” broadened my views and deepened my interrelationships with Mother Nature and the GREAT SPIRIT. John Lennon is my daily friend. I recognize his song “Imagine” as my national anthem. I am a fan of Yoko Ono; I appreciate what she gave to the “whole world” through her love to John. I believe that the cosmic law is the only law that any creature must follow in order to understand the simple truth of life and death: that is another form of existence.
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Yes truly I would sign anything If I thought it would help. Greed has so much power though.
Great poem.

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