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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Rupert Gibson, Ardingly college Prep.

Message to a Tree . Tree, I’m really sorry For cutting and beating You down to your knees We’ve done bad things to our world But we’ve done worse We’ve cut down forests and devastated landscapes But now we’re doing worse… . © Rupert Gibson  (12)

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Ben Metcalfe

Dear Penguins, . We’ve been trying to help you By stopping pollution and CO2 which has been killing you I hope it’s not too late . We’ve spoilt your habitat By spilling oil and dumping rubbish We’ve polluted the sea and killed the fish I hope it’s not too late . from Ben Metcalfe . …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Harvey Roberts

Apology to a Lion . Sorry lion, your incredible head is at the end of my bed. . Sorry lion, all your little cubs were shot dead by mugs. . Sorry lion, your magnificent coat is carpet in a boat. . Sorry lion, your wonderful wife was killed by a knife. . Sorry lion, your …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Josh Barrott

A message to society   Dear society, Why are we racist? Why are we sexist? Why are we discriminatory? Whether you’re black or white, whether male or female, whether you’re North Korean or South Korean We are the same. . Us, who believe in dignity, strength and courage. What matters and makes us different Is …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Toby Hendrikse

Apology to a Polar Bear . Sorry Polar Bear I am very sorry, Polar Bear that we’re destroying your snowy lair, making it a struggle to raise your cubs while we sit back looking like mugs. . Sorry Polar Bear Your powerful legs take you a long way while your cubs sit and lay waiting …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Emily Lewis

My Elephant Message . My tusks are gone My friends the same My parents are gone And we don’t know how . My skin’s now wanted To burn or to sell My life is now broken I don’t know how . What to do Well, I’m not sure Where to hide Away from their lure …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Laura Crooks, Ardingly College Prep.

Apology to the World . Dear World, . I am sorry for ruining your territory, for destroying your forests, for killing your future, for not being honest. . I am sorry for the rhinos, for the horns I took, for the meat I stole, for making it cook. . I am sorry for the panda, …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Charlie Williams

Dear rhino . I’m so sorry you’re dying, and I know some of us are trying, you get shot for your horns, but you are such a fighter, with your brown leather skin and your big, floppy tail, you should live to fight, and be king of the world. We shouldn’t be king over you. …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Sam Harvey, Ardingly College Prep.

The Water of Death . The water of death it cannot be better. Friends, family, everything gone, so I swim alone, wishing, hoping. . The water of death not to see in the dark not to see my loved ones again trying to dodge the endless trash . The water of death everywhere I look …

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National Poetry Day Message Poem by Olivia Jocic, Ardingly College Prep.

Dear old oak . I’m sorry I’m sorry we cut you down I’m sorry that you’re on the ground Just because I said I’m sorry Doesn’t mean you have to accept my apology And now you’re paper I won’t be able to use you later because now I have written this letter (and covered you …

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