Let’s buck up and heal the worldπŸŒ³πŸŒπŸ’šπŸŒ±

For decades, Man has caused massive destruction of nature,

Too ignorant to realize this will lead to his own doom, he is so darn immature.

Cut trees, destroyed forests, replaced them with concrete jungles.

Disregarded Nature’s disapprovals, begs, pleas and grumbles.

Man poached endangered animal species, selling to the rich who pay,

Only to put them up as trophies for shameful display.

Man set up factories emitting toxic gases, polluting the air.

Making the birds breathless and innocent fellow humans sick beyond repair.

Sometimes I wonder where the quarrel of sparrows went,

Are they living far away in the woods or are they dead?

When we set out for advancements in communication and technology, did we really assess what it meant,

For the plants, the animals, the diverse ecosystems and the environment?

For years, Mother nature has been tolerating Man’s idiocracy and greed.

Time to wake up and pay heed,

Let’s pull up our socks and get to action.

And help heal mother nature without any distraction.

Let’s plant more trees, burn less fossil fuel and pollute the air and seas less.

And hopefully we can survive few more centuries with god’s grace.


This poem was written to commemorate World Environment Day, which is the biggest awareness campaign launched by the United Nations in the early 70s which is celebrated across the world on June 5 every year to cherish the nature that’s around us. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Ecosystem Restoration.’ This year will also mark the formal launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030.

47 thoughts on “Let’s buck up and heal the worldπŸŒ³πŸŒπŸ’šπŸŒ±

    1. You’re absolutely right, we gotta start being a little less selfish and start being a little selfless and think beyond our own selfish means…so glad you liked it πŸ€—πŸ’–

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    1. If you do some research on this, you will be shocked to see the kind of ghastly damage man has caused to the environment and how it’s adversely affecting animals and the various ecosystems…it really makes one concerned about sustaining like this in days to come. The very frequent cyclones, earthquakes are just a mere indication of the worse that awaits if we don’t act now…..thanks a lot Radhika for your constant support and encouragement πŸ₯°πŸ₯°

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      1. I know…the glaciers are melting, cities are getting submerged, marine life is perishing, health is getting badly affected by environmental pollution…the list goes on. If we can see this, why can’t the people who are in power take action?
        A simple law like banning plastic bags gets revoked because of pressure from vested interest parties. We are totally screwing up our once beautiful planet. It’s so shameful , what we do in the name of progress.

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  1. Let us hope and pray that we wake up before it is too late πŸ‘

    Mother Earth has survived for 4 billion years and can survive another couple of billion years πŸ˜‡

    But humans may or may not ☺️

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    1. Yes, hopefully we will not be in the same list as dinosaurs….extinct!! So we need to take appropriate measures not just for healing our environment but for our own survival…

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      1. Oh that’s perfectly alright, the pandemic is keeping us on our toes, always busy..always running about…but it’s always great to connect with you..πŸ˜€

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  2. Humankind has done a lot of damage. There’s only so much that Nature can tolerate. It’s high time that we start taking actions to repair and undo all that we have done. Beautifully written, G!

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    1. Thank you so much Shweta for appreciating the effort.πŸ’–πŸ’– But sadly just words won’t do the trick…we really need to be more hands-on and take some responsibility. 🌳🌳

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  3. Well written, and much required today. The massive lockdowns have helped though, in small ways. When I fly from my native, I can sometime see a few Himalayan peaks after take off. This time I witnessed a whole panorama of the Himalayan ranges, many shiny peaks, with brilliant clarity, the sky has become a lot cleaner I think. Also recently I can see a lot more stars from my roof inn Bangalore. Providence, and ironically Corona seems to have provided us a distant chance, hope mankind recognises and responds back to save mother Nature.

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    1. Yes you’re right, lockdown imposed everywhere has definitely helped mother nature get a chance to heal and replenish itself…and I hope , once we are back to our old normal(if ever), we can do things in moderation and take our planet and environment into consideration…lot to ask from the most selfish species in the world…but then one can always hope 😊

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  4. Beautiful post. It’s really concerning the way we are dumping trash on mother Earth. She must be feeling awfully dirty as she can’t throw it away somewhere. Time to change our ways and help mother earth. πŸ™

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    1. Thank you so much Sumita for reading and liking and your kind wordsπŸ₯°πŸ₯°..and you’re so right…we need to pull up our socks and do something before mother nature unleashes her fury…then we will have nowhere to run, nowhere to hide πŸ˜”

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  5. Thanks for this very important post. Nature is begging for kindness and renewal, yet most of mankind continues to use and abuse it. California will have its worst heat wave and drought this Summer. Wildfires follows. No one to blame except humans. People talk about having fun and traveling with no cares of what’s going around them. It is sad and the hope is for all to wake up and do something before it’s too late.

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    1. Thank you so much…. really appreciate your words 😊😊 and you’re absolutely right….man has none but himself to blame for the unprecedented death and destruction he is facing and likely things will get worse if we don’t do something…and soon πŸ™

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  6. Mandatory topic to be highlighted.
    We are ignoring the deteriorating condition of nature just like a spam comment.
    Everything is before us & yet we aren’t applying it practically.
    The melting ice of Antarctica is a live example and yet we are ignoring.

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    1. Thank you Tanisha and what you say is So True. Infact it’s quite bizarre that with so many scientific evidences right before us like melting ice of Antarctica, global warming, forest fires, frequent tsunamis and earthquakes, we are still able to turn a blind eye to the apocalyptic days ahead that could well be our reality if we don’t actually start to take proper measures and stop meddling with mother nature. 🀷

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      1. Dude it’s “TANISHQ”. 😭😭😭.
        “Tanisha” is miss pronunciation & it’s a girl name.
        I’ve got “Q” in the end. My teachers also miss pronounced my name for almost 6years.
        Btw, as you stated everything is before us. It’s our choice whether we want to breath free oxygen and resources given by nature or there will be a day when we’ll have buy these too..
        My pleasure @Gibberish.

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      2. I am so sorry TanishQ, I am pretty sure I typed your name right as I feel it’s important to address one by their correct name so I double check. Could have been autocorrected πŸ˜–πŸ˜£ as I have a friend called tanishA and it’s saved in my keyboard dictionary. I apologize once again.

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    1. We can start from our homes, trying to go eco friendly as much as possible…I have taken small measures. If everyone takes baby steps , am sure it will go a long way and will prove to be significant πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

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