In 2010 I wrote a series of four haiku spanning seven-year intervals in response to Deepwater Horizon: 1996, 2003, 2010, 2017. Now it’s 2023, maybe an update that ignites the will to keep plugging on would be helpful…
Two haiku, one responding to the news of record September average global temperatures, and one celebrating a bit of biodiversity that is often overlooked.
Armageddon outta here…
BP has been found “grossly negligent” in the lead-up to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. I wrote a series of haikus in response to the original event, and other oil-related events past and imagined,
Blackbird perched precariously in pyracantha, picking at plentiful berries. #ventriloquismforbeginners
A poem inspired by Iona, and commended in Earthing Faith’s “Inspired by Creation” competition, October 2010.
An experiment in a geo-located poem, August 2010.
Poem published in Poetry Scotland, Late Spring 2010.