For Mother Earth


From mother earth I fly,
Bathing in the unknown blackness of the universe,
Detached from the illusions my eyes placed upon me,
Engulfing myself in the nothingness of love,
For mother earth I cry,
As I see man with his tools digging at her skin,
Poisoning her consciousness with war and blood,
Leaving her to see her children raped of their dignity,
To mother earth I lie,
Convincing her our future is not of fire and disease,
Soothing her tears with the umbrella of my faith,
Patching her wounds with the seeds of innocence,
With mother earth I die,
Escaping from the naked eye into internal existence,
Glowing in the covered grave of my relatives,
Releasing my flame from the hell that enslaves it,
From mother earth I fly!

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Caleb Box was born September 22, 1989 in Philadelphia, PA. At the age of fourteen he started out writing as a hip hop artist under the name Mirage the Illusionist, later he became very ill from living the fast lifestyle. During his recovery he found his love for poetry at the age of twenty-four. He is in the middle of working on his first official book and has written many great poems. Also he has reconnected himself with the love and respect he had for nature. His deep concern was the inspiration behind his great poem "For Mother Earth."