Cloud-topped and splendid, dominating all
The little lesser hills which compass thee,
Thou standest, bright with April’s buoyancy,
Yet holding Winter in some shaded wall
Of stern, steep rock; and startled by the call
Of Spring, thy trees flush with expectancy
And cast a
This annual initiative, which first began on April 22, 1970, encourages global awareness of, and activism toward, building a healthy, sustainable planet and combating climate change so that the Earth and all its natural resources will be available for future generations. Browse this selection of poems for Earth Day.