I never thought I’d see the day
When I’d see Earth from space –
But, with the aid of satellites,
We can view this lovely place.
It’s a turning ball of blue and white,
Exquisite to our eyes,
But we must take good care of it
Before our planet dies.
The scientists tell us clearly that
Our world is full of pain
And the reason for its suffering
Is caused by human gain.
We forget our world’s a living place
That needs our love and care,
And to do the things which cause it harm
For certain, isn’t fair.
We’re dumping rubbish in the seas
And killing creatures there.
We contaminate ourselves as well,
By fouling our fresh air.
The changes brought by weather, too,
Are caused by humankind
And what is calling out in pain?
A world that’s been maligned!
The forests of our lovely world?
Destroyed for human gain –
And many creatures in our world
Will not be seen again.
We’ve satellites now out in space
That show what man has done,
And the message which they send to earth
We really should not shun.
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