Coming Second (after W.B. Yeats)

Coming Second (after W.B. Yeats)

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Maaja Wentz By MaajaWentz Completed

Turning and turning in a plastic gyre
The Garbage Patch grows silently.
Things fall apart, degrading into plastic pills and
Floating Barbie heads are loosed upon the world...

  • ecology
  • environment
  • green
  • plastic
  • poem
OwainGlyn OwainGlyn Dec 06, 2014
The world lives for today while commerce steals the riches of future generations.
takatsu takatsu Aug 26, 2014
I'm familiar with Yeats' poem so this was absolutely hilarious and charming to me. Haha! Wonderful!
theawesomewasabi theawesomewasabi Aug 25, 2014
Yes! I love the mood and theme! My favourite type of writing is poetry like that xD