Biology and Poetry Biology: I need help writing a simple short poem about the environment.

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I suggest you write a haiku, if you really do want a short poem. Haiku traditionally has been used to write about the environment. Further, I suggest you find a nice spot to sit outside in nature and find a place that inspires you, and write based on this inspiration.
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As I read your post, I was reminded of the Circle of Life Native American ideas dealing with the connection between people, animals, and nature.  Everything has a purpose and we we disturb the purpose (erosion, over-development, extinction of species, etc.) it no longer works perfectly.  You might consider that idea before you begin...maybe it will help you think of what you want your main theme to address.

Good luck!

 

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You might want to start by choosing a single word that relates to the environment in some way, that also has many possible rhymes (assuming you want a rhyming poem, that is.) You could choose "sun", or "life", for example. Think of words that rhyme with your word of choice, and figure out how to connect phrases containing those words in the form of poems. You no doubt have had a poetry unit at some time in your schooling that gives the structures for various types of simple poems. If not, try the link below.

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