Once upon a time
Humans decided the world
Wasn’t good enough
And started building furiously.
They created cities miles into the sky,
Stretching out like giants.
Roads went on forever and ever;
The land groaned underneath the weight.
But humanity was not satisfied.
Soon, the buzzing of bees and
The chirping of birds
Were replaced by
The sounds of cars whooshing past.
Nature was substituted by
Yet people called it a
This is part of a poem book I had to do last year. My theme was the relationship between humans and nature, hence the title (Human) Nature.