Heidi StephensonCarnal Karma
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Poems of compassion dedicated to the non-human animals who share this planet with us and the people who fight for them.

Carnal Karma
By Heidi Stephenson

The average British carnivore eats over 11,047 animals in one lifetime [1]. In Britain alone, 750,000,000 animals are killed for their flesh each year. There is no such thing as “humane” slaughter. [2]

TO DO list:

MEDITATE on the hell you’ve manifested
CULTIVATE your empathy and compassion
APPRECIATE animal consciousness – connect!
ACTIVATE for immediate change
PARTICIPATE in eye-and-ear-opening protests
ADVOCATE for the rights of your sentient fellow beings
AGITATE for a kinder, fairer world
ALLEVIATE all the suffering you possibly can
AMELIORATE present conditions, wherever you can
LIBERATE the oppressed victims of your former evil

(Turn that EVIL around now, and let LIVE!)

Do NOT:

ANNIHILATE! ERADICATE! DECIMATE! EXTERMINATE!
ASPHYXIATE! INCINERATE! LIQUIDATE! ELIMINATE!
EXSANGUINATE! DECAPITATE! DISCARNATE (and then SALIVATE!)
AMPUTATE! DISLOCATE! CASTRATE! EMASCULATE!
MUTILATE! MUTATE! VIOLATE or LACERATE!
EMACIATE! SEPARATE! DEVASTATE or DESOLATE!
DEVALUATE! DEPRECIATE! DISCRIMINATE or DOMINATE!
HUMILIATE! EXCORIATE! HATE or ABOMINATE!

...those who have done you no wrong at all!

Do NOT:

CIRCUMNAVIGATE the terrible truth
EQUIVOCATE with misleading, falsifying words
PREVARICATE with outright lies about your sentient, sapient kin
OBSTINATE to your former selfish attitudes and heartless habits
ABNEGATE your responsibility to make amends (much is required)

DELIBERATE
Over-RUMINATE
HESITATE
or VEGETATE
(Instead eat vegetables!)

Become a HUMANE being…Before it’s too LATE and you are done, as you did by!

EMANCIPATE! ELEVATE! VALIDATE the UNFORTUNATE!

...
EDUCATE! FACILITATE! There is such a lot to EXPIATE!

[1] VIVA

[2] Animal Aid: Shocking Images from Inside Britain’s Slaughterhouses

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©Heidi Stephenson, July 2018

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