April is National Poetry Month and Ogochukwu wrote some fantastic poetry about how bats and mushrooms are truly silent heroes. Thanks Ogochukwu for your contribution to Ozone! If you’re interested in contributing to Ozone email us at email@example.com to get in touch about getting published on our website!
Mushrooms, the silent heroes of the Earth
Invisible to some, yet their value of immeasurable worth
As decomposers, they break down organic matter with ease
Returning nutrients to the soil, helping trees and plants to feed
But that's not all, for mushrooms also sequester carbon
A crucial task in a world where emissions continue to burden
They capture CO2, reducing its harmful effects on the air
A silent guardian, in the fight against climate change's despair
Mushrooms are a renewable resource, grown with care
Using agricultural waste, they can produce food without a carbon fare
A sustainable option, with many health benefits to boot
A gift from nature, that we must cherish and not pollute
In forests, in fields, in every corner of the land
Mushrooms play a role, unseen by the human hand.
But their impact on the environment cannot be denied.
For they are a symbol of nature's balance, and the Earth's guide