Poems by Josie Whitehead

Love the World



By Josie Whitehead

Our Planet Earth Depends on Us

Our Planet Earth depends on us -

      Yes, every living soul -

And the love we show it every day

      Should be our human goal.


Here are some thoughts to keep in mind

     As you begin your day:

It’s things that you can do at home,

     At school and in your play.


Transfer your rubbish to your bin

       And recycle things as well:

Paper, bottles, cardboard, cans –

     But wash out things that smell.


Plastic can wash out to sea

       And harm the wildlife there –

So think, and think, and think again,

       And do take lots of care.


Don’t spend your spare time motoring,

       But play outdoors instead.

You’ll use up all that energy

       And sleep better in your bed.


Our Planet Earth depends on us;

       It’s home to me and you.

Remember we should show our love

      In everything we do. 

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WHAT CAN YOU DO?  Discuss this subject in your classroom in your groups and perhaps one of you could give a little presentation.

You could keep a note of all that you do during your week to protect our planet, or of information you've obtained, and add it to a board in your classroom - or discuss it in your class.  Josie