Category Archives: animal abuse

I Drove A Car Last Night

*WARNING*GRAPHIC CONTENT* (This poem is about cruelty to animals. This is sadly a true story. The police are not providing animal control services, though they get county funding to do so. There is a small understaffed & underfunded nonprofit clinic … Continue reading

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Rescued Me (ode to our dogs)

Adopted rescued saved we gave her food and shelter and felt her ribs go away day by day she grew stronger and healthier and I’m wealthier now than I’ve ever been though I don’t have two dimes to rub together … Continue reading

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Never Forget (or, We Eat Genetically Modified Bread at the Circus)

and then Tyke the elephant broke free crushing her trainer to death and mauling her groomer as she made her great escape. She never forgot all those years of abuse being paraded around thousands of miles away from her friends and family. But while … Continue reading

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