No One Hears
By Bernie Jones
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.

No One Hears
By Bernie Jones

As the needle goes in
As the poison goes on
The foul tasting substance is forced into my mouth
As I begin to feel drowsy
I feel pain upon pain
Please God...
HEAR MY PLEAS! one hears.

My ears and eyes sting
What was in that syringe?
Why are they shaving my back?
What's that paste? BURNS!
I scream again with the pain
For mercy's sake...
HEAR MY PLEAS! one hears

They scrape,
they rape,
they prod,
they poke,
they cut,
they slice,
they dice,
they splice,
they inject,
they sting,
they hurt!
Please, I'M IN AGONY!

...Still, no one hears.

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