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Sculptures and Poems by Peppé ©

 
 
 

TITLE:  BEAUTIFUL EBONY  © 2002

                    Beautiful Ebony


You are so elegant     -  so black  -

                                             so very strong

No animal can penetrate

                                            your dark soul


They poach you deep inside the jungle

         chop away the bark and outer wood

On their backs they carry big black pieces

        to the markets of the world

                                                    to be sold

As they do to monkeys  -  ivory -

                                                     and gold


We need the trees  - the animals to survive

      Nature  -  to keep the human race alive