Out Of The Dark Shadows…A Small Nub Of Horn

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Organza spider webs bejeweled with fresh morning dew

First glow of daybreak enhanced by a deep golden hue

Our magical world breathes deeply….exhaling a warm sticky breeze

A tranquil chorus of bird song carries through the rich canopy of trees

Clouds as delicate as gossamer lace

Ghosting across the heavens and disappearing without a trace

A planet oozing with natural riches and miracles of life

Often spoiled by

Man’s ugly intervention…..turmoil and strife

A sun climbing high….golden light shining down

Shadows deepen……a furrowed frown

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Muscular legs stiff….bloated belly high

Mutilated face and sad weeping eye

Frozen in time…..chest crushing heat

Heart no longer pounding to Africa’s random beat

Unquenchable greed stealing Africa’s whispers of life

Whirlwinds of destruction….and haunting sighsrhino silhouette

A gentle heart beats ….breaking the brooding quiet

Fearful eyes peering….a survivor of the gruesome night

Out of the deep shadows….a small nub of horn

A bewildered rhino calf stumbles….dehydrated, terrified and forlorn

Beautiful face caked red and a blank look in her eye

A head full of images…..mutilated mum bleeding


Left to die

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We cannot sit by and watch as this tragedy continues to unfold

Thandi and Hope represent their kind….and their stories need to be told

‘Saving The Survivors’…..a shining light in their dark hours of need

Our duty as custodians is to share their stories…so that the world can take heed

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I am sharing their stories through my poetry and I am raising funds for ‘Saving The Survivors’

with these two original ‘Kids Rhino Collection’…£15.00 each and £7.00 for prints plus packaging & postage.

Each picture and each print will come with a poem about rhinos. 100% profit will go to helping the survivors.

Let us do what we can to help save these survivors.

Brighten up kids bedrooms with these ‘Rhino Collection’ pics.

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Take a look at our website

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We train those who are wildlife’s first line of defense against poachers and poaching syndicates.

Wisdom Of Nature

My passion for the the African bush and all those magnificent animals that leave their

footprints on the sand….raising awareness on the plight of

our wildlife and promoting Chengeta Wildlife.

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A seductive wind ushers in the late afternoon

Brushstrokes of twilight beckon…as crickets gently croon

The heart beat of Africa….warmth oozing beneath your feet

Gusty winds fling a handful of stars….an explosive twinkling treat

This is Africa….in all her naked glory

A land of mixed culture, turbulence, superstitions and stories

Sweet smelling buffalo dung steamed warm in the the early morning sun

Call of the wild…beating to a rhythmic African drum

A land of growling thunder and stinging needle like rain

The pungent smell of a lion…shoulders and head adorned with a wild tawny mane

Where blue headed lizards bask in sunshine and leafy plants unfurl

The liquid murmur of the a river as it flirts and twirls


A land where spider’s webs are spun with sun glazed thread

Elephants..in threat of extinction as in silence they tread


‘Hope’ the rhino with her brutally disfigured face

Her heart still pounding with courage, dignity and grace

The humble pangolin with their tough armoured shell

Boxed and shipped to Vietnam and China to keep people well

Such beauty and harshness in this our sun burnt land

Cruelty and compassion…..both dealt by the human hand

The wings of the fish eagle caress the mellow breeze


Hope must never die as it rustles through the trees

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Bereft of wildlife…the world will be a poorer, darker and lonelier place

A soulless time warp….overcrowded images of the human face

Where desert sands spread as hot steamy winds blow

A chest crushing heat and a lifeless flow


Align yourself with the wisdom of nature….do what is right

Become a voice for the voiceless…join the fight

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Chengeta Wildlife

We train those who are wildlife’s first line of defense against poachers and poaching syndicates.

During our training operations one group of rangers arrested 81 poachers in 12 days.

Raising awareness through art and poetry

My Kid’s Collection and Poems

Paintings and Poems to help kids learn about these animals

Prints are £5.00 each plus postage. Every print goes out with a poem that is

 connected to the animal and all profits will go to

Chengeta Wildlife  for

Training Rangers And Saving Animals

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Trumpet Loud And Become My Voice

What a world full of wonder, beauty and space

A world full of miracles …. all deserving of a place

You will know who I am with my powerful trunk held high

I am a keystone species under the electric sky

I am a mega gardener…opening up tracts of land

I weave my enormous footprints on the sand

Look into my eyes and you will see

A desperate need for acceptance…and a need to be free

Children of the universe…become my voice

Ivory belongs to elephants and we all have a choice

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Stand Tall For Me

Lolloping along…I have the most magnificent view

Browsing from the tree tops is something I love to do

I am pretty awesome and I feel so alive

I am sadly not part of ‘Africa’s Big Five’

My neck is long and I stand ever so tall

When giving birth…my calf has a long way to fall

I am part of the magic of this African Land

So Please little people

Help to stop this destruction from the human hand

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Stay Humble Little People

I am handsome and humble and I yearn to be free

With my large curved front claws…I can actually climb a tree

Even wearing my coat of armour…I can still roll into a tight ball

I walk on my hind legs…but even then…I am not that tall

I am the most threatened species to walk on this magical land

I am destroyed for my scales…by the human hand

My scales are made of keratin….the same as your nails

I am definitely not medicine…despite all those ancient tales

My name is ‘Pangolin’ ….and I deserve a better life

Please…please…little humans…stop this strife

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Stand By Me

With my muscular body and my handsome and noble head

I love to strut and leave my treads

You will know who I am from my magical horns

I am a ‘Rhinoceros’ ……not a mythical unicorn

Please little humans…I deserve some space

I don’t want to vanish without a trace

My horns belong only to me

They do not belong over the seas

Say no to rhino horn…and just leave me be

I belong in the bush…and I yearn to be free

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Roar For Me

I am the King of the bush with my wild tawny mane

I spend most of my evenings stalking game

Surrounded by my harem of girls with their gleaming yellow eyes

We often hunt with an element of surprise

I have earned my right to roam and be free

My bones are my own…they belong to me

I am not a trophy ….to sit on anyone’s wall

My heart beats to an ancient drum and I am majestic and tall

I am the ‘Lion’….a …King…so just let me be

Please little people….no Canned Hunting for me.

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Chengeta Wildlife trains rangers and saves animals