The rivers furious and roaring,
In their fury they are snatching
Everything, on both sides,cutting
Away their own banks,trees,eliminating
Lives and all that came in between their way,
Listening to noone,having their own say.

Wish their flow was not bridled,
Their movements not curtailed,
Their banks not habitated,
Their hearts not sacrileged,
Couldn’t we treat them with respect,
And helped ourselves from being wrecked.

The forests vanishing under our axe,
Facing our unruly attacks,
The green covers are long gone,
Day by day leaving us with less oxygen,
The birds and bees are leaving fast,
Beware or else nothing for you will last!

The trees that fed us with their fruits
Why did we shake them from their roots?
They gave us innumerable benefits,
Why did we not stop cutting and give them credits?
Why didn’t we love our trees?
And now we crave for their shade and cool breeze.

The plains ,the valleys all damaged,
The colours,the beauty all destroyed,
Houses and buildings stand everywhere,
Not an air of freshness anywhere,
The concrete jungles gape at us,
Pointing no escape from any catastrophe for us.

The hills and mountains dyanamited and blasted,
Rudely and badly lambasted,
Reduced to being mere dwarfs,
They cannot even look for newer turfs,
They safeguard us,they stood mighty and high,
Today because of us in dust they lie.

Our wrong doings in the name of development,
Have spoiled the entire environment,
The shrunken glaciers,
Will one day break all barriers
And engulf everything within,
Let us get down to some serious thinking.

The earth by us ,badly raped and mutilated,
Badly injured and serrated,
What if her pain and wrath she demonstrated
To us,in her own way either extirpated
Or in her tears we are completely inundated,
And in turn decimated and deprecated!

Badly burdened the Earth shakes,
Many a homes in the process she breaks,
Many lives are bruised and battered,
And many a lives are then shattered,
But it is not her who is to be blamed,
It’s us who are to be shamed.

Are we ready to bear the worse,
Prepared to bear her curse,
Can we lend an ear to her complaints,
Can we stop the constraints,
Practice some restraints,
Treat her with immense respect,
Make with her some human connect.

Nature has to be shown some love,
The Earth needs to be pampered like lady love,
To take care of all her elements,
We know she is not malevolent,
Still not show our arrogance,
If we need to partake of her benevolence.

We have to rein in our lust,
Lest all means we exhaust,
To build her trust in us,
Stop all our acts so ungenerous,
If we want to leave a beautiful Earth for the future generations,
Let’s work towards creating waterful,beautiful, colourful,airy,fertile nations,
Leave behind an excellent,aware civilization,
That exists with Mother Earth in synchronisation.


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  1. This poem throws light on how we have affected our “MOTHER EARTH” in the recent few years. How the rivers are acting in response to our actions, How the bees the animals are leaving fast, How there is no more clean oxygen left on this planet for us to use. Every aspect of our wrong doings is beautifully captured by the poet.
    She is in such an awe of the surroundings that it can be clearly seen with the choice of words.
    The poem uses various literary devices like Personification which can be seen in the line ‘Listening to noone, having their own say’, Hyperbole which can be seen in the line ‘Reduced to being dwarfs’. The rhyming scheme of the poem in the starting paragraphs is AAAABB, in the later paragraphs it is AABBCC.
    According to the poet We are the reason for what is happening around the globe, the deaths, the millions of lives being battered, for what it worth she is just trying to cry her tears out wanting us to understand her true feelings. We should preserve out Mother earth for the future generations. if we continue to behave in this way soon it would just be a barren land for our kids to live in.

  2. This is an awekening poem depicting how the selfish desires of man have contributed in the destruction of nature.

    The poet took great deliberation in choosing the words, which shows how minuetly she has obsereved each and every element of nature closely.
    she is successful in attracting the attention of the reader.
    Making reader indulge into the feeling of guilt and shame for their action till the end.

    The rhyming scheme of paragraphs is AAAABB and AABBCC.While in some paragraphs the sequence is changed

    The message of the poem is simple yet complex in its application.Love and care of poet for nature is inspiring and an eye opener.She wants Everyone to have this love in their hearts and to amend our mistakes for the betterment of nature.

    She voicing for the nature with the words which strongly motivate us to recitfy our actions.The elements of nature the river,animals,birds,the mountains,forests etc were silently suffering the ill treatment for years are now displaying the havoc they can create,sending us a message of the disaster it can create when humans go beyind their limits.

    The poet is asking us to understand the seriousness of this issue.
    Its high-time and we need to take steps to preseve the mother nature before evrything goes awry.

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