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Save Jerry’s Pond (with apologies to the Kinks)

We are the Jerry’s Pond Preservation Society

God save red-tailed hawks, black ducks, and variety

We are the Great Blue Heron Appreciation Society

God save song birds and all the different varieties

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

 

We are the Jerry’s Pond Preservation Society

God save water boatmen and whirligig beetles

We are water mites and bugs of notoriety

God save dragonflies and newts of all varieties

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

 

We are the Healthy Soil Preservation Society

God save nematodes, worms, and Collembola springtails

We are the Nuttall Ornithological Society

God save William Brewster and T.S. Eliot’s donut shop

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

 

We are diverse communities of great variety

God save Alewife Brook and all the streams that flow into it

We are the Mystic River watershed affiliates

God save flood plains, greenscapes, and climate resilience

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

 

We are the voices calling for stewardship

God save neighborhoods, friends and alliances

We are the residents, students and travelers

God save commuters, pedestrians and bike peddlers

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

 

We are the Jerry’s Pond Preservation Society

God save soils, lives, and growing community boundaries

We are the Great Blue Heron Appreciation Society

God save song birds and all the different varieties

Preserving the pond life from being abused

Protecting the wildlife, for me and for you

What more can we do?

God save Jerry’s Pond!

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