by Amanda Bullington
If we can easily survive nonviolently, then
Instead, why not condition ourselves to
of soy, so we
Upon our Earths fellow creations?
We worry about recycling paper to refrain
trees, but please,
you love so dearly,
realize that by
Just as tasty, you could save a life.
next time people
fetuses to babies:
animals feel the
same pain when their
of your life.
Posted on 03/26/2006
Copyright © 2024 Amanda Bullington
|Member Comments on this Poem
|Posted by George Hoerner on 08/17/17 at 09:17 PM
I like the poem and understand the point. I've just wondered from time to time how plants feel when torn from the or boiled or cooked some other way to our satisfaction. Oh I know it's stupid but it is I quiet possible it is I who is stupid for not understanding their language. And what will we do when we meet the first creatures from a planet where plants rule and suck the blood from creatures that look and speak like us?