Earth Remains (& Poets’ Rally Appreciation)

Happy Earth Day!!!
Still celebrating National Poetry Month!

I’d like to acknowledge a few items.Β  Foremost, congratulations to all who contribute to the rallys by offering work, comments, and encouragement.

Special thanks to Jingle for hosting them.

In return, my nomination is Martin. Congrats, Sir. I always enjoy reading your work.

In addition, thank you for the awards I have received last week and over the last few months. Also, thank you, Trisha, for sharing your awards with me.

Moments gone without recollection
Forgotten birth through life’s invention
Acclimation, first signs to speech
Approximating gestures reach

Pangs, Pain,
Love, Blame
Count to ten
Find you again

Evening, rain
For future grace
We all must save

Upon our planet
Live and change
Cherish each day
While earth remains


42 Responses to “Earth Remains (& Poets’ Rally Appreciation)”

  1. yup
    enjoy it while it lasts
    cause it won’t last long

  2. warriorpoetess Says:

    Earth remains… Loved the rhythm. I’m here from Jingle’s rally, check me out at


  3. I love all your lines especially the last line !
    Well done, Adam!
    Happy Thursday!
    Mine is here

  4. Hey shakira. Was just at your blog leaving your a message. Hugs and happy Thursday, Earth day, and Poetry Month!
    thanks πŸ™‚

  5. cool,
    you are thoughtful in doing awards,
    kind of you as always.

    we shall cherish the earth as it exists…
    Happy Thursday!
    Happy Earth day!

  6. This is quite a celebration during earth day, poetry month, and Thursday!
    keep rocking!


  7. your poem is powerful,
    very well done!

    • Ji, my esteemed friend, are so very helpful to everyone. Your rallys allow many talented bloggers to connect in a supportive manner. That is invaluable, and fun. I’m grateful. My thanks and respect. Have a wonderful Earth Day!

  8. A great message in this. Excellent.

  9. really is a fitting poem for Earth Day! Let’s all celebrate Mother Earth!!!! πŸ™‚

  10. EARTH on a pedestal — now that totally rocks, Adam!!

    This is one of your best yet for me!!


  11. i love this beautiful planet so much- your poem echoed my thoughts.

    let this beautiful mother of us all be as beautiful as it is now, or may be let its beauty grow.

    loved it.

  12. This poem reads like a song. A song to the Earth. I like that! πŸ™‚

  13. Sarah Joyce Bryant Says:

    I love the shape of this poem, Adam! It is like the sands of time slipping away and is so appropriate to the message in this poem.

    By the way, thanks so much for stopping by the other day and commenting on my poem. I really appreciate all of your support of my work.

    Hope you are having a fantastic day and enjoying National Poetry Month as much as I am πŸ™‚

    • Sarah, I am so happy your work was recognized with your recent award. It’s great to see you posting poetry on your blog too. Thanks for sharing your great news with me πŸ™‚ Congrats!

  14. great poem dustus…yes we must all do our part…happy earth day!

  15. mairmusic Says:

    Cool! Really loved this quatrain:
    Pangs, Pain,
    Love, Blame
    Count to ten
    Find you again

  16. great Poem boss,,,

  17. thanks. πŸ™‚
    Nobody’s ever called me boss. Where I grew up, there was “The Boss” (Mr. Bruce Springsteen, one of my favorite poet/musicians) You just made my day with your comment.

  18. Happy Earth Day. I love your very bright post. πŸ™‚ I hope you have many hours of fun in the sun. πŸ™‚

  19. Hi Doraz! Going out shortly. Nice weather today. Definitely will be enjoying it πŸ™‚

  20. Thanks πŸ™‚ Always appreciated.
    Have a nice weekend, Ji

  21. well delivered Adam, a noble message on this earth day .well done .

  22. Thanks πŸ™‚ We all must do our part for the sake of the environment. I’m not perfect when it comes to that, but I’m trying.

  23. While Earth remains! That’s a scary thought that I hope everyone thinks about.

  24. I hope you’re right. I watched a video (via wordwand) of a young Canadian expressing her concern for our planet. Very moving…

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