HOW DID WE GET IT WRONG?
Poetry by Jenny Moxham

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HOW DID WE GET IT WRONG?
Poetry by Jenny Moxham

Do apes drink milk from zebras?
Do monkeys suckle sows?
Wouldn't it look ludicrous?
Well humans drink from cows!

Do any full grown animals
Drink milk that's meant for babies?
Just human beings seem to think
It's meant for men and ladies.

If cow's don't even drink their milk
And obviously thrive,
Isn't it absurd to think
We need it to survive.

We're told we need the calcium
To make our bones grow strong,
Yet cow's get theirs from nice green grass,
How did we get it wrong?

Submitted by the author - 20 Mar 2004