Heidi StephensonThere's Rosemary...
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There's Rosemary...
By Heidi Stephenson

There's rosemary,
that's for remembrance:
pray, love, remember.

(Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 5).

Is this the way to welcome in the spring, the season of new life, the miracle of newborns - with their bloody slaughter? With the destruction of baby animals, and the devouring of their ‘roasted’ bodies, (spiked – for good measure - with rosemary)?

500,000,000 lambs (and sheep) are killed globally every year, with a significant increase at Easter, Passover and the mass slaughter that marks the end of Ramadan.(1)(2)

  1. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  2. Lambing Lies

©Heidi Stephenson, January 2018


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