The Fish Are Dying

Bacon of Hope - Cypress Pool Party

The Fish Are Dying
by Michael Romani

The fish are dying!!
        The fish are dying!!
I hear environmentalists crying

The fish are all dying
   And they are not lying

But, did you know ...
       It's all due to the hippo?

Downriver, environmentalists confide
It's all due to the pesticides
   After all, that's what was taught
Instead of seeking truth as they ought

The party line is bought as sold
And as it's always been told
    So the dogma must be right
But what... has science brought to light?

The fish are dying!!
         The fish are dying!!
I hear environmentalists crying

Four thousand hippos exceeds capacity
The result is as it has to be
That when seeking truth in dedication
Four thousand hippos leads to a lot of defecation

In search of truth, there are queries
That lead to finding chemical grotesqueries
The fish are left starving for oxygen
With die offs recurring again and again

Flushing flows cleanse the hippo pools
Perhaps this should be taught in the schools
And unskilled minds setting just downstream
Only see a false nightmare as their dreams

And so... in all the wisdom of man
The decision is made to make changes we can
Not to reduce the overloaded capacity
But to flaunt man's unwise ill thought out ability

       ... To change the flow of rivers...

            ... I sadly predict complete and utter tragedy...

(c) May 17, 2018  Michael Romani
All Rights Reserved

Bacon of Hope - Hippo-Tyzed Moment

 

 

 

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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