Sunday, April 23, 2023

The BARD on Earth Day. Shakespeare in Love (with AI)

I've been soliciting the sage advise and wise words of the BARD recently... 

I got my new best buddy Bard (AI from Google) to help with two blogs: World Water Day 2023: Accelerating Change on March 22 and Earth Day 2023: Invest in our Planet on April 22. 

But, William Shakespeare would be 459 years olde today (~23 April 1564 -- 23 April 1616), so I wondered what "The Bard" would have to say? On the comings and goings of Earth Day?  The question asked:

What would Shakespeare say about Earth Day?

Shakespeare was a man of the natural world. He wrote about it often in his plays and poems, and he seemed to have a deep appreciation for its beauty and power. I think he would be proud of the way we have come together to celebrate Earth Day, and he would encourage us to continue to do everything we can to protect our planet.

Here is a poem I wrote that imagines what Shakespeare might say about Earth Day:

O Earth, thou art our mother,

And we are thy children.

We are grateful for thy bounty,

And we vow to protect thee.


We will not pollute thy waters,

Nor foul thy air.

We will not cut down thy forests,

Nor kill thy animals.


We will live in harmony with thee,

And we will work to make thee a better place for all.


For thou art our home,

And we are thy caretakers.

We will not fail thee.

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I hope you like it.

1 comment:

  1. AND What would Jesus say? ... according to Bard AI...
    Jesus was a man who loved the natural world. He often taught his followers about the importance of caring for creation, and he showed them how to live in harmony with nature.

    I think Jesus would be very supportive of Earth Day. He would see it as a day to celebrate the beauty of our planet and to commit ourselves to protecting it. He would remind us that we are all stewards of creation, and that we have a responsibility to care for it for future generations.

    Here is what I think Jesus might say about Earth Day:

    "The Earth is my Father's creation, and it is a gift to us all. We are called to care for it, to protect it, and to use it wisely. On this Earth Day, let us recommit ourselves to these responsibilities. Let us work together to make our planet a better place for all."

    I hope you have a happy Earth Day!