“UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” The Lorax.
Last night with my mother I went to a Mirvish play
The story was good but the music, um, no way.
‘Twas the story of the Lorax, who speaks for the trees
who protects our environment – the flowers, birds and bees.
From a Dr. Seuss book to a movie and now musical show
The story’s a classic and one you should know.
It focuses on industry, consumption and waste
Of capitalism and greed it gives a bad taste.
As our society goes on BIGGERING and BIGGERING until
We just keep on growing and growing at will.
Our desire for things that we definitely don’t need
Like a new smartphone or fancy car or maybe a Thneed?
The songs were quite terrible and the dancing I’d score as fair
And the script swayed from the book here and there.
The musical version of the Lorax wasn’t the best
But it did get me thinking of the time I should invest.
Success is not about money or celebrity or fame
Doing good and making the world better is the name of the game.
The direction I must take with my life is much clearer
To help change the world and with my blog I get nearer.
To finding the path I wish to go now
Thank you the Lorax, I will keep my vow.