“All eyes on Copenhagen” (Laryalee Fraser)



climate change—
his small hands cradle
grandma’s snowglobe





“All eyes on Copenhagen” (The Daily Star)

“Climate change conference agenda” (United Nations)


Poem by Laryalee Fraser (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.




  1. Paul Smith

    Wow! What a beautiful poem. It may turn out to be prophetic, in that if we don’t take the right steps now our children will have an even greater challenge ahead of them.

  2. Laurence Stacey

    I agree with Paul! This is a beautiful verse and the first article really sets it off even further for me. Lovely work Lary!

  3. Bill Kenney

    Easier to shake up a snowglobe, isn’t it? Very good.

  4. Dick Whyte

    I agree as well. A stunner of a poem. The imagery works perfectly. Lovely work Laryalee.

  5. Chen-ou Liu

    I second Dick.

    Lary, thanks for sharing.

  6. Laryalee

    Thanks so much, Paul, Laurence, Bill, Dick and Chen-ou…I’m caught up in the hectic preparations for Christmas with kids and grandkids, yet underlying all of this is a concern for their future. I really appreciate your comments and I’m glad the feeling comes through.
    Sending warm holiday wishes to everyone!

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