Blood sport (dog-fights)
By Kenneth Cassar
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.

Blood sport (dog-fights)
By Kenneth Cassar

Men secretly gather, commotion erupts
Only one winner, the loser gets none
Money in hand when the betting starts
The dogsí testing time, their lifeís on the line

Docile dogs turned in war machines
Just for entertainment and profit for some
Dogs deserve love but to satisfy oneís needs
Killing monsters they are made to become

Why canít you see the suffering as me?
Why canít you let those poor creatures be?
How can you enjoy this spectacle of pain?
How can you feel no remorse and no shame?

The battle commences, the blood starts to spill
The more blood is smelled the more they attack
To the great delight of the crowd who all cheer
When suddenly fangs in the neck start to hack

Howling, the suffering dog slowly dies
Trapped in the fangs of the pit-bullís might
Aggressiveness shows in his fiery eyes
Covered in blood, the end of the fight

Why canít you see the suffering as me?
Why canít you let those poor creatures be?
How can you enjoy this spectacle of pain?
How can you feel no remorse and no shame?


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