Jenny MoxhamThe Slaughtermen of Bassati
By Jenny Moxham
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.


The Slaughtermen of Bassati
By Jenny Moxham

At Christmas time folk celebrate
The Prince of Peaceís birth,
By sending others cards that call
For peace and love on Earth.
So isnít it incongruous
That having sent these wishes,
They kill Earthsí peaceful animals
And serve them up in dishes!

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