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Topic: Here To Give Toa A Hand

I tried to write a song about this baby Orca called Toa who locals are trying to reunite him with his Pod after he got separated from them.  Unfortunately, all I could come up with is this poem.         
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/446 … er-arrives
                       

                           Here to give Toa a hand.

Toa our baby orca we are here to help you find your lost pod.

It is good to know the world is not full of rotten sods.

We are not here fishing the ocean to catch you on our rods.

Thousands of humans are out looking for your pod.

If humans can put a man on the moon.

Surely our baby will be saved real soon.

People on sand dunes rocks and hills.

All of us people from a multinational gravy.

Forming a citizen's navy.

Showing good amongst worldwide gloom.

Here to give Toa a hand.

We are sick of the those with firing rods.

Dirty rotten destructive sods.

Destroying nature and the family of man.

While our good people are pounding the sand.

Here to give Toa a hand.

Some looking out to sea from different parts.

While other are flying above land.

Here to give Toa a hand.

All sorts wealthy people.

Poor people.

Some down to their last penny.

Here to give Toa a hand.

Many in boats.

Thousands of citizens of this land.

Here to give Toa a hand.

Our brave baby orca.

Inspiring human kindness.

Here to give Toa a hand.                                       

On sea, air and land.

Here to give Toa a hand.

Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

Very powerful words Pete. Let us all hope Toa and his family are reunited soon before the storm hits. They are expecting a big storm for those that don't know.     

Ask not what Chordie can do for you, but what you can do for Chordie.

Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

Good luck small toa
Nice writing Peatle     

Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but what your mind can imagine.
Make your life count, and the world will be a better place because you tried.

"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except only the the best." - Henry Van Dyke

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Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

Cheers Phill and Jim, Today, Friday we have a big storm here and with the rough sea they have had to put Toa into a pool until it passes. I will attach a video taken on Wednesday.
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpBgHYtQvvw

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Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

Just incase anyone is wondering how Toa got on .  Sadly his health went down hill this evening and now his spirit swims free... RIP Toa.

Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

RIP Toa. The locals and professionals have done their best but nature isn't  always as sympathetic as we imagine it to be     

Ask not what Chordie can do for you, but what you can do for Chordie.

Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

so sad     

Your vision is not limited by what your eye can see, but what your mind can imagine.
Make your life count, and the world will be a better place because you tried.

"Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except only the the best." - Henry Van Dyke

Re: Here To Give Toa A Hand

Here is a final article on Toa attached he was given a  good farewell honouring  his  brave spirit..
https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/w … farewelled