Lance LandallWhatís Good For The Goose
Poetry by Lance Landall
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Whatís Good For The Goose
Poetry by Lance Landall

When tigers kill a human, and enjoy their new found meal, Humans react with horror, and disgust do not conceal. And yet, they themselves, happily kill and devour creatures, Which has me wondering what their children such teaches.

Whyís it abhorrent when creatures kill and devour us, yet, Not so, when we kill and eat them ó secondhand nutrients get? After all, flesh is flesh, life is life, and killingís unjust, And surely a crime, given, flesh eating is not a must.

Acquiring a taste for dead creatures, who suffer from ill health too, Seems not just barbarous, but desire that has gone askew. For who would risk devouring what might injure or destroy, And aid and abet those factories that killers employ?

Arenít we acting like tigers, killing and eating flesh food, And arenít we more the villains, when such food we could exclude? Surely itís no less abhorrent tigers dining on us, Yet, when they do ó knowing no better ó listen to all the fuss!


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