By Derek Gilbert
An Animal Rights Poem from

All of God's creatures have rights, a fact that most people don't seem to recognize. This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves.

By Derek Gilbert

They have no voice often ending in silence
Some think they are bad but we are the true tyrants
They cannot speak and tell us they are hurt
but their numbers diminish as people threat them like dirt
Maybe people hear but neglect the ongoing crying
Resulting in abuse and unfair punishment, even dying
Why are there so many organizations for man but a few in the fight
for these creatures that just want to be and survive through this fight
Man is a greedy species and refuses to share the land
With the creatures GOD created with the will of his own hand
They deserve to be treated well and exist here like we do
Being as though they were on this world before when the world was new
People think animals are bad and maybe can cause harm
Most animals are just trying to live and don't even alarm
Animals kill because they need to live, not for the joy of killing
but humans are destructive in their own nature and do it because they are willing
Humans kill, destroy and defy even their own kind
So think who the real savages are I'll let that come to your mind.

Derek Gilbert "The Truth" 

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