Wear Your Own Skin!
By Bernie Jones
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

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.

Wear Your Own Skin!
By Bernie Jones

Although I'm not ecstatic, about the skin I'm in
Killing someone to remove their's, would be an evil sin!
I believe that it is wicked to kill an animal for it's fur,
To take the skin it's living in, leave it's bloodied carcass bare!

Some think that it's acceptable, to kill in the name of fashion,
Adorn the fireplace with animal skin for a night of bloody passion.
But I will NEVER resign to the evil deed, creating life to take it,
When we can all buy from designers who can well and truly 'fake it'!

I want no part of the pain, the suffering, the fashion of this season,
Killing for the sake of flaunting wealth is NOT a valid reason!
An outfit that 'suffers' before you wear it; a macabre and awful thought
In a so-called civilized society, murder really can be bought!

Poor creatures are bred and grown and crammed, into a tiny cage,
A broken neck or anal electrocution end their sorry days.
I know these creatures would not want this life, if they had the choice
Would this cruelty happen if these 'innocents' had a voice?

I don't wear fur for the reasons that I have specified above
I refuse to live for cruelty and suffering, I choose to live for love.

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