Ray Boorman

WHO DECIDES WHO LIVES OR DIES?


We dont treat creatures equally

Im not sure that we could,

we need Worms in the garden

but not the Worms in wood.

Well gladly find some tit bits

to feed to next doors Cat,

but phone the pest controller

at the first hint of a Rat.

We welcome Bees and Lady Birds

to pollinate and eat bugs,

but try to kill and rid ourselves

of our Snails and our Slugs.

Well gladly swat the Wasp and Fly

as they buzz around the house,

or go and buy ourselves a trap

to kill the lowly Mouse.

Well spray and kill the Green fly

as they make home on our plant,

well buy and sprinkle powder

to obliterate the Ant.

No other creatures do this

Its just a trait of man,

and the reason that we do it?

Its just because we can.

 

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Published on e-Stories.org on 03/18/2011.

 

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