Donald at the Bat – Day 565

Day 565

The Donald tweets: don’t let the rivers flow into the seas.

There won’t be forest fires if we first clear-cut all the trees.

It’s California’s fault; they did not dam their rivers’ flow.

Their forest fires are burning since they let their forests grow.


The California wildfires are the worst in history.

With prolonged drought and dry brush fuel plus record heat we see

A problem almost guaranteed; as weather patterns change,

We’ve left ourselves exposed on global warming’s firing range.


But global warming isn’t something Trump has recognized.

He wants to burn more fossil fuel and now he acts surprised

The planet warms as greenhouse gases rise into the air.

When we wound Mother Nature, she fights back.  Is that not fair?