Author: Mike


I have cried the tears of a thousand rivers
And felt the pain of a thousand geese,
As one by one they are shot from the sky
As Christmas dinner for a newphew or niece.

I have seen many different things,
Each more disturbing then the last.
But the most horrid thing by far it seems
I hold in my mind where it is stuck fast.

It is a nightmare I cannot escape from,
A movie I cannot turn off.
Not it haunts me from my waking moment
In each whisper, each breath, each cough.


Comments on this poem/writing:

Anthony Wright (amwright) ( -- Friday, November 19 2004, 04:15 am

Are you a vegetarian?

This poem hints at your compassion for human beings and animals. It seems you are upset about the killing of animals and the suffering of humans because they eat them.

Maybe I am wrong...
Mike ( -- Friday, November 19 2004, 07:51 am


No, I'm not a vegetarian. I was trying to convey my feelings as effectively as possible, and those were the two examlpes that came to mind.

Sorry to have confused you, Mike.
joyce Ivy ( -- Friday, November 19 2004, 07:40 pm

What I See here

this poem show me a person who holds something very close at heart...not wanting people to know exactly what it is...but needing to get it out...not having anything to do with animals or compassion...but maybe something...a little dark...maybe i'm wrong...but that what I see...maybe that's because it's me sometimes...great poem
LBK ( -- Friday, March 11 2005, 11:25 pm


There are times that you forget, I see it in your eyes when you smile or laugh :P...Stalker I know...There is one line I don't like that,

"As Christmas dinner for a newphew or niece.
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