By Brad Evans
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.

By Brad Evans

She watched them string
her child up

this came before the cutting
of the throat

and the disembowelment.

They peeled away
the child's skin too

as if they wanted
to make a rug out of her.

They didn't quite figure

why the mother
was so distraught

pining away her child
until she, too,

died of a broken heart
barely 2 weeks on.

And you're reading this
as if I'm talking

about somebody's child

and not just some

bloody cow
who had feelings

like we do.

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