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Protest,
by JASMIN HORST E. P. SEILER
Rated "G" by the Author.
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There are even organizations, that support this antiquated and cruel entertainment, support it for a twisted idea, to be kind to children.

 

 
 
 
I wonder, ten with graphic signs,
One in front, and one in back,
Shouting loudly punctuated rhymes,
Might it someone’s conscience crack,
 
I wonder, how many in a thousand,
Will change their minds, and turn around,
Or our cause, a full ear lend,
None, so far, that I have found,
 
I wonder, might a thought they entertain,
That when these creatures them amused,
They were, prodded there with pain,
Most days are caged, if not abused,
 
I wonder, if an elephant, a creature sweet,
Caring of its youngest so,
In such a cruel way would ours treat?
That to the circus they would go,
 
I wonder, if braggadocio and a whip,
And the blaring trumpet sound,
And the gentile top hat tip,
In such a cruel place be found,
 
I wonder, while they, their thousands count, the Ring dings, and the Barneys,
For that, have so much pain they caused,
With whip, and prod, and too much blarney,
Have for reflection ever paused,
 
I wonder, if the brain dead millions,
That need be entertained,
That makes these fat cats billions,
Not think, the lives they’ve maimed,
 
I wonder, will I change the mind of the masses,
With a sign that says you’re cruel,
Would that it be molasses,
A thin and liquid fuel,©05/05/2012
 


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Reviewed by Jon Willey
wild animals regardless of how they are supposedly cared for are serving out a term of imprisonment - everything about the captive environment they are being forced to exist in is alien and mental cruelty to them - no animals for the circus no animals for the zoo no wild animal in captivity for the ultra rich or the entertainers - no dolphins seals or orcas for Sea World or wherever - the drum you beat for animal rights is overlooked in the name of financial rewards for greedy, cruel persons - I commend your persistence to build awareness and action to bring an end to the injustices to all of the wild animal kingdom - I wish you love and peace my dear friend - Jon Michael
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
You also make us wonder Dear Heart.
Reviewed by Ronald Hull
Although animal trainers often treat their animals as pets, they are still wild animals and often very mistreated, as you so aptly point out.

My own experience, as a child, was when a second rate circus came to town and we had to pay three times before we got to our seats. The animal trainer use a pistol with blanks to control his beasts. I noticed that every time he shot that pistol, the lion urinated in fear. At nine years old, I thought, “how cruel.”

Ron
Reviewed by jude forese
powerful, informative and well written ...
Reviewed by John Flanagan
no end to our greed, Jasmin, no end;
ultimately, we're all whores, boring
and vicious ones at that

keep protesting, my friend, your voice matters

john
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg
You said a mouthful with "makes these fat cats billions"...seems to be a motivator for humans to be cruel
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
I must agree, there is NO good reason to use animals of the wild for our amusement. None. What appears to be cutesy fun is in fact torment. Well said. Patrick
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Man has to rule over all in his domain, even the gentle giants you have so eloquently herein spoken of...e
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