A True Rebirth
By Mary T. Hoffman
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

All of God's creatures have rights, a fact that most people don't seem to recognize. This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves.

A True Rebirth
By Mary T. Hoffman

A poem I read the other day 
Touched my soul in such a way 
That tears began to cloud my eyes.

The poignant words still haunt me now, 
And to myself Iíve made a vow 
To let the world (though it denies) 
Know how creatures suffer pain 
In this cruel world thatís gone insane 
And wrenches calf from mother cow.

Stop buying milk or beef or veal; 
Go Vegan now, for your next meal.

God will bless you if you care 
Enough to change and, hence, to spare 
All creatures living in despair.

Before you spend another dime 
On ďfoodĒ thatís nothing but a crime, 
Take a vow to end the grief: 
Donít aid, abet another thief 
To steal and slaughter, cage and rape.

Help bring Godís Kingdom to the earth, 
Replace all tears with heartfelt mirth, 
And celebrate a true Rebirth. 


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