Category Archives: Africa

Dodgy camps in South Africa

Unpreparedness and unconcern A casualness and need to learn Neglectful mothballed overlooked When the books have all been cooked Camps now holding animals who Are treated slovenly and who do Suffer terribly obviously Poor nutrition and constancy Tortured really everyday … Continue reading

Who will be the survivors in the long run.?

North of the Niger River An ancient city stands The capital of Mali Timbuktu whose lands Are on the Sahara fringes Where barren wilderness The land of the Tuoreg Where the heat can stress A land ofcourse where camels ply … Continue reading

Horus,Kumar,Dadou and girl

The ungratefulness of a being Unbeholden in a way To the preciousness of wildness Where the guilty hold full sway The unfeeling the impassive Each rancorous display Of stealth infact the evil eye That forces some to say All the … Continue reading

East London ZOO

Cape Town has to witness An illogical display Wild animals in cages Why is this today In AFRIca in their home A preposterous idea Totally inappropriate And very far from clear We feel the desperation And resignation there Hope extinguished … Continue reading

The tears of a rhino mother

One child only A mother has to be Attentive of her surroundings And clearly courageously Ready in the wildness Of Africa where she Is up against the wildness And the abandonment A key Issue for her Humans Ugly in the … Continue reading

Whose entertaining who?

Can you feel my agony Can you see my pain We are one big family The whole world is insane What is entertainment Irreversibility Mulishness and dourness Unrelenting obstinacy Look into my eyes tonight Do I have a choice Taken … Continue reading

The big flop

Captivity sucks For all wild creatures who Are subjugated Their whole life times through Thrown into circus A torment refrain Dissatisfaction Despair and disdain Anguished and maltreated Harassed and made To do stupid tricks The whole circus parade An audience … Continue reading

“Freddie” and “Merlin”

“Mares” A sanctuary in Bulawayo A place for sad donkeys Injured and sad In a country that’s poor and has thousands of animals Suffering terribly Clearly the bad Times bring out evil And hatred and sadness And the donkeys the … Continue reading

The poacher class

Unhinged just true transgression An intrusion one might say To pass the point of no return On any given day Quester seeker tracker Filching thievery Purloin maraud and plunder To a larcenous degree Contrary to reason Irrational and wrong Incongruous … Continue reading

Donkeys

Descended from the wild ass Some 40 million now In the world and mostly Pack animals and how They work hard in hot climates Draught animals they be They eat a lot of grass They eat voraciously. Recently Pakistan Has … Continue reading