It Feels Like It's Me
By Anonymous
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.

It Feels Like It's Me
By Anonymous

It feels like I am the one
In a cage, 
Unable to escape
To come near you, 
To unlock you
From your unfair fate

It feels like I am the one 
Tortured
I see your kind die
Hung from hooks, stolen from life
And it feels almost
Like the pain is mine

It feels like I am the one 
Being cut, stored, sold
It feels like it is my child taken 
And eaten in front of my eyes

And then I realize
It is!

I am in a cage
Tortured for I cannot free you
This is my blood that drips
My son's, mother's, sibling's
It is my family
Beaten, eaten
It is my pain
All hope defeated
It is my pain
As well as theirs


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