Lynne GoldsmithPandemic of Human Induction
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Pandemic of Human Induction
By Lynne Goldsmith

We feed ourselves to full
of what we donít know
in the blood we touch,
the molecules we breathe

after the hunt or kill
to become market animal,
marketable, marketing
go to market

for the SARS,
the SIV meat of chimpanzees,
the hump of camel,
sitting with parasites,

mad cow disease for MERS,
for the swine flu, bird flu,
for Covid, the viruses,
Ebola "battiness"ó

this is how we move,
how we roll
to home for shelter,
this is not working

is not this implosion to explode
emotions from sacrifice
the animals without a voice
but disease to kill, the cost

to spread, infecting human race
who snuff at will, their slaughters
receiving germs to manifest
rage, reminders, bulging veins.

©Lynne Goldsmith, 2020

eating animals
Image from Animal Justice Canada

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