Pointless Tests
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.

Pointless Tests
By Anonymous

Look into your brotherís eyes
Love no dumbness could disguise
Friendshipís all he asks of you
And beat him up is what you do

See him whimper in the cage
Drug him up to earn your wage
Cry he might, but you donít care
As long as itís not you in there

Laugh the house down when he begs
He tries to run you grab his legs
In the name of life you say
Still you find no cures today

The lights dim down, you close the gate
Some puppy paces in a state
The sense that his poor end is near
Thereís no room left inside for fear

He scratches roughly at his coat
His cries are stuck down in his throat
He hears a footstep, and a door
He sees the shadows on the floor

He feels his end is drawing near
He pointlessly cowers back in fear
Closes his eyes as the man comes to see
The man grabs the puppy and quickly flees

This puppy was lucky, he got saved
The not so lucky die each day
Each puppy fears the same cruel death
Just for the sake of these pointless tests


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