Who Shall Mourn?
By Paul Stevenson
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

Who Shall Mourn?
By Paul Stevenson, End Animal Slaughter.org

Who were you then my lovely friend?
Did you not have a name?
Did they who brought you to this end,
Feel any sense of shame?

Imprisoned just for being you,
For you this cage was built,
With no escape the whole day through,
So wherein lies your guilt?

And will they mourn, who took your life?
They simply do not care.
For them there is no bloodstained knife,
Your terror they won’t share.

Who persecute this lovely boy,
Will profit less than nil,
Themselves their callous acts destroy,
Their very souls they kill.

pig slaughterhouse

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