My Life of Misery
By Rose Kennedy
An Animal Rights Poem from

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.

My Life of Misery
By Rose Kennedy

When you go to the circus, can't you see me cry?
I'm sad and I'm lonely, I wish I would die
I miss my family and my mother's sweet touch
they chain me and beat me and scare me so much
I want to be free like i'm supposed to be
but they make me do tricks and hurt me so
they won't let me go, i'm the elephant in the show
everyone's happy but I've cried many tears 
but no one sees me though I've been here for years
come to the back of the tent where I stay
see how I suffer, I bob and I sway
I need to be free with others of my kind
the circus will drive me out of my mind
if you love me help me! help me be free
please don't support the torture of me
don't go to the circus, my life of misery

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