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From 9 November 2003 Issue

I Know Why
By Diana Morton - morton_diana@hotmail.com
October 2003

I know why caged bird sings
imprisoned with broken wings

I know why a piglet cries
as Mother prematurely dies

I know why veal calves moans
wrenched from Mama, all alone

I know why chimpanzees scream
souls laid waste of jungle dream

yes, I know why a baby lamb ba's
longing for their long lost Ma's

Death be nimble, death by quick
arsenic plates, poison chopsticks

I know why dairy cows low
spent of milk, to butcher go

Humans mean, people cruel
love to make sweet animals pule

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