Heidi StephensonVegan Verbiage
Animal Rights Poetry By Heidi Stephenson From All-Creatures.org

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

Vegan Verbiage
By Heidi Stephenson

Viva the vegan!

Vowing vehemently to
voice for the voiceless to
vie for the voteless to
value the vulnerable
visage of the
vilified, the violated

Viva the vegan!

Votarist of the viceless,
vascular victim, made
‘vendable’ through a
viscious venality and penchant for
violent victuals, the vogue for
vintage vinery accompaniments

Viva the vegan!

Visionary vitalists,
vouching against the
viands of veal of venison of
Viennese Wurst of
Venetian/Vietnamese/Vladivostok/Varsity
vileness, of vein-filled Vindaloos

Viva the vegan!

Vanquishing the vomiting Viking, the
voracious, the vampiric;
vanguard against the Verboten,
(vexingly veiled in
vicarage and vestry, on
vitals, in vengeful, vellum versions)

Viva the vegan!

Vibrant vegetable-votaries, of
virtue, vim and vigour, vitamin-vivid, with
verve and nerve, to make
visible the vindictive virologist, the
villain, the vivisectors of the
vocalizing, the suffering...

Viva the vegan!

Validating the vanishing, the
vital vegetation, the last great
vastness, the vestiges, the
very verges, of the
vivifying, the
vitalizing, the verdant

Viva the vegan!

Veracious, veritable, not “Vulcan,”
veto-ing the Void, not
viewing fellow beings as “vermin”…not
“volatile,” “volcanic,” “human-hating”…not
“venting vexation,” but
valuing, vindicating.

Veering away the
vapid venom of “Sick!” of “Killed it!”

Volunteering against the too-long unexamined
Verdict.

Big missed steak: Food editor resigns after joking about killing vegans

NOTE: There are already over 600,000 vegans in the UK alone. More than 150 billion animals lose their lives to the so-called “meat industry” every year. Figures are expected to double by 2050, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Veganism is good for animals, for the environment, for global food sustainability, and for human health. (Stomach cancer, bowel cancer and heart disease are known to have direct links to flesh eating. There are also known links between breast cancer and dairy consumption. Over 115 million animals die every year in “research” laboratories.)

Animal Slaughter Counter
Going Vegan with VIVA!

©Heidi Stephenson, November 2018


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