Wild Horse Destiny By Craig Downer
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

Wild Horse Destiny
By Craig Downer

Something there is of Destiny
that calls to me
in the wild horse
who runs so free
upon the remotest
desert and plain,
mountain range
or valley green,
for there is a Rightness here
and an ancestral precedence
dating back millions of years!

Surely this egotistical upstart
called civilized man
shall not be allowed
to extinguish
either this powerfully beautiful line
of ascent from ancient times,
or that by-God-valued Freedom
without which
the very soul of Horsekind
would be denied.

… And there is something implicit here too
in the very Destiny of all we call “the West”
that affirms: “Without wild horses
free to roam the vast unfenced expanses,
the West itself its very soul would lose!”
May Heaven forbid!
Praise God!

Please read:

Streams of the Soul
By Craig Downer
Streams of the Soul delves deeply into the true nature and spirit of all life. Its lyrical messages obey a great inspirational calling that breaks free from many cultural confines. This exciting book speaks to the heart and soul while awakening the mind with a greater meaning and vision for life. Certain fascinating poems such as the one above depict animals, such as wild horses, and their role on Earth.

The Wild Horse Conspiracy
By Craig Downer
This stirring book fully justifies America’s magnificent wild horses and burros while countering the biased machinations against them. Written by an ecologist who grew up observing these animals in the West, it presents new evidence concerning their history and evolution in North America then describes their many positive contributions to soils, plants, animals and people. Though true restorers of this continent's ecosystem, they have been unfairly targeted for elimination.

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