Taking Heed By Daniel North
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Taking Heed
By Daniel North
Submitted by the author - 20 Oct 2005

Let us silence the sound of pain
The cries, the gun shots, that's heard under the claret rain
What gives man the right to encroach on their world?
And why does he always interfere with nature, for pointless gain?

Always taking more than he ever needs
Innocent seals becoming scapegoats for these drag trawlers of greed
Listen - carers of the sea's wildlife, will never give up the fight
So maybe everyone else should learn to take heed.

Money of the taxpayer is spent on this madness instead for good
Life on the east coast, being bludgeoned by clubs of wood
In a unregulated mass slaughter and it's toll is still rising
Whilst we look over the howling bodies of the harp seal and hood.

Why canít they realise the importance of the sea
We need to tell the government that this is the 21st century
Instead of wasting another part of mother natures splendour
And stop this hunt forever, so that they can be truly free.

© Daniel North

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