Environment Poem

An Uncertain Future

This poem isn't solely related to environmental issues; it's relating also to the unpredictable world we live in.

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Fragile World

Mary V. Botten © more by Mary V. Botten

Published by Family Friend Poems October 5, 2022 with permission of the Author.

Moving together, we pass through time,
Step by step, no reason nor rhyme.
Pondering on our existence here,
For nothing is certain, nothing is clear.

There are cracks in our foundations, cracks in our base,
This eroding, fragile world in which we are placed.
Immeasurable repairs are needed to restore
Our amazing earth that we should adore.

I feel we are breaking in every which way,
Moral fibres stretched thin and beginning to fray.
We have the gift of a life, a planet too,
Treasured by many but sadly too few.



Mary Virginia Botten has enjoyed writing poetry for many years and turns to it even more during difficult times of life. At ten years old, she was stunned when her poem was displayed on the classroom wall.

She is married with two grown sons and has lived in Kent (The Garden of England) her whole life. She loves writing, reading,...

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