Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Liquid Magic

A golden stream
bursting forth
salt-enriched liquid
richly scented
pungent, aromatic
caught, captured, diluted
cast upon the soil
a secret essence
to succour gnarled roots
and seeds
liquid magic
activates the chain
a decomposing wizardry
to make fresh shoots
appear from crumbling earth.

And now much more
of creativity
with chemistry
urine feeding microbes
Can you believe the power of pee?
Caught short no more
energy to store
as electricity!

© Wendy Nicholson

Bristol scientists use urine to charge mobile phone

Wendy Nicholson is an ecologist with many diverse interests.