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Pets Should Be Beloved Not Beaten

In the misty drifts that blocked my view a certain figure became clearer. A man with a cane and a mean scowl too walked up the sidewalk and drew nearer. I heard loud shouts as I squinted my eyes then I noticed him dragging a little pup. It was on a chain and emitted sharp cries with a look on it's face of giving up. He kicked the pup and screamed at it too. Called it names and kicked it again. I felt my anger intense and true rushing like lightening to my brain. Not one more thought but for hurting this brute harming a defenseless pet as he did. I kicked him repeatedly with my boot. Knocked him out with a garbage can lid! I freed the pup and we made our escape into the city streets and beyond. Feeling like Superman minus his cape we made our way to my grandma's pond. Now a brand new home that puppy had and I had vented my teenage fury. So it seems some good came from the bad. To that nasty old man I was judge and jury! written by Deb Wilson September 7th,2014 for Jared's contest

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Date: 2/7/2015 8:31:00 AM
Fair play to you, Deb- I've almost come close to causing serious grief to someone maltreating his Alsatian pup, but threatened him with sufficient menace (since I knew where he lived) as to change his attitiude. I still keep an eye out. Good verse- it should be on the website of any animal rescue/hospice charity x
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Date: 1/28/2015 12:23:00 AM
Great poem. Happy birthday! I didn't forget it :)
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Deb Wilson
Date: 1/28/2015 12:41:00 AM
aww thanks for remembering my sweet!
Date: 11/18/2014 9:49:00 AM
animals are nature's fine creatures an must be treated with respect, deb... this is an empowering, defining piece.. been a while; hope you are well.. huggs
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Date: 9/29/2014 7:43:00 PM
Good for you Deb! I'd hate to tangle with YOU...You're outrage and anger were well justified to say the least! You are some kinda lady and this is a GREAT poem Favorite line: 'Feeling like Superman minus his cape' ...Good stuff and keep up the good work - Tim
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Date: 9/23/2014 10:42:00 AM
fine piece Deb, real fine write with such good rhyme and flow, God bless, Gordon
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Date: 9/22/2014 12:13:00 AM
a wonderful write dear..
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