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Animal Abuse

..."Animal abuse should be a felony."


Animal abuse should be a felony.
No creature should be beaten, tortured, and abused.
I have never known how anyone could be
Malicious and demented, so cruel and unforgiving.
And for what, what is the reward for you,
Laughter for a moment, looking big, showing off for your crew.

Animals, I have seen, 
Bloodied, beaten within an inch of their lives, dying.
Unloved, unwanted, neglected, abandoned
Starving for food and love, in my head I can hear them crying.
Every little piece of love is needed, every little soul needs fed.


Written by Gina Young
for Write It Deep and Dramatic, Please
on 9/4/11

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  1. Date: 9/15/2011 3:28:00 AM
    Thank you all for such kind words. Before joining this site I was in limbo with my writing, and you lovely people have given me the inspiration I needed to continue...

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 7:13:00 PM
    I agree whole-heartedly with you. Congrats on your win, Gina! Kim

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 12:42:00 PM
    Very powerful and sadly very true. Thanks for writing this Gina.

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 8:58:00 AM
    Man have you got this one down, Gina! wonderful write and you have got the immature reasoning of it all down to a science. I know . I was sort of there in a way in my younger more stupid days until I grew up and saw how poorly I was treating God's lovely creatures at times. This should be a number 1. It is in my book. Thank you for writing about it. Very important write

    Young Avatar Gina Young
    Date: 9/15/2011 3:26:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Robert~ thank you! Very kind words. I am glad that you realized what you were doing was wrong. I myself have looked back at things I have done and felt awful. I never really intentionally hurt animals but there were things I definitely should have done differently.
  1. Date: 9/8/2011 7:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Constance La France's "Write It Deep And Dramatic, Please contest Gina. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/8/2011 4:19:00 AM
    hey Gina congrats on your win..David

    Young Avatar Gina Young
    Date: 9/8/2011 4:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank u!!!
  1. Date: 9/8/2011 12:23:00 AM
    I found your poem very hard to read, but it needed to be said. I love animals and I believe that people who hurt animals are emotionally sick. Well done, this poem really touched me. Lee

    Young Avatar Gina Young
    Date: 9/8/2011 4:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Lee~ Thank you so much for your kind words! Animal activism is a huge part of my life and means everything to me. I agree wholly with you that people who hurt animals are sick!
  1. Date: 9/7/2011 10:21:00 PM
    CONGRATS GINA ON SECOND PLACE WIN WITH THIS ALLURING ACROSTIC POETRY LUV..

    Young Avatar Gina Young
    Date: 9/8/2011 4:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Linda!
  1. Date: 9/4/2011 6:13:00 PM
    soup mail in a moment~~