The March
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.

The March
By Bernie Jones

We hold aloft banners,
PAIN for all to see
We scream out the truth
a wild and desperate plea!
We march and we shout
and hope someone will hear
Hearts swell with determination,
To make the truth clear
On a subject held dear
In the hopes some will hear

We peacefully make our stand
We will NOT add our names to the majority list
We wish to hold out our hands,
show compassion,
not destroy with our fists.
But 'we' are the trouble makers?
'We' offend the eye?!
Holding aloft the truth
Death and torture up high
With desperation we cry
with compassion money can't buy

We speak for the voiceless
We despair for the voiceless
We weep for the voiceless
We care for the voiceless
We refuse to support mutilation, torture, slaughter
We fight to stop the abuse of minds, bodies, souls
We must stop the suffering of mothers, fathers, sons, daughters
We will not accept the 9 billion a year death toll

The majority support this, yet WE are the ones who offend?

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