Save

Gulf

Beach and Bay

 

          Today inside

Red

                       Tide

                       Fish die

Don’t delay

 

Force

Source

Beach and Bay

 

          Whisk away

          Toxic tide

Mammals

Fish

Birds

Have no say

 

Save

Gulf

Beach and Bay

 

Lorraine Walker Williams

 

About the poem: This poem has an immediacy because red tide is reported in the Gulf. One word lines rhyme and form are meant to draw attention to the impact of this issue.