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Cocoon closeted,
New me emerged, emboldened.
Flying, full coloured. 

Yes to life 

Earth’s bounty free.
Destroyed, greed of you and me.
Restore to beauty. 

Simple lives will give
All nature a chance  to live.
Spare us and forgive.

“Yes to life!” we say.
Care for Creation today. 
Heal our land, we pray.

Choral Performance

This poem has been set to music by Green Christian member Chris Esdaile and was performed recently, you can listen to or watch the recording below

Words by Mary Andrews
Music by Chris Esdaile
Sung by The Tapestry Singers, directed by Jeremy Burrows
Recorded in St Mary’s, Linton, UK on Sunday 13th March 2022
The author and composer retain copyright of the words and music but encourage you to use the recording to promote a Christian response to the climate/ecological crisis.
Score available on request from

Mary Andrews

I was a Special Needs Assistant and full time carer for my elderly father. I belong to Basingstoke Community Church. I enjoy volunteering at a local Memory Club every week.

I love walking and cycling, breaks away in our caravan and I’m an avid reader.