Category Archives: Captivity

DUBAI And its dolphins

5 Bottlenose dolphins SENYA/KSYUSHA/FEKLA/TETKA/JERRY 4 fur seals GHOSHA/MAX/FILA/LUSHA Based in childrens City DUBAI. The oil revenues that bolstered this place Have more or less gone Its extremes though now grace The capital city with Excess and more The most populous … Continue reading

Captivity

You came from the ocean And where are you now In a tank made of concrete But tell me how Can you live in an enclosure With no life around Just the strong smell of chlorine And the audience sound … Continue reading

Kaavan

Morghazar Zoo ISlamabad An elephant Feels really sad 28 years chained by his feet He weaves a lot For they have him beat Still responsive Though in some shock The overwhelming neglect Would knock Any soul and make them feel … Continue reading

They say charity begins at home but only if you are a farmer

A drought affects us all And business suffers most Anything to do with the land Can drive profits to toast Its not just drought if any major mishap Does occur Where cessation makes us suffer And losses we incur Where … Continue reading

The elephant and the other great beasts and a special thought for iceland 76

From wildness and abundance In the wilderness of cause Ancestral shadows flourish And to some a diapause A wistful inclination Of the enemy abroad Whose arrogance and ignorance We battle to afford As size goes we are Truly a dominating … Continue reading

ZIMBABWE not the best place to be born

There has always been a lack of understanding A kind of godlessness And lack of care Elephants in Zimbabwe find themselves Sold off abroad Actually it could be anywhere One really lovely soul Known as Anna Louise Went off to … Continue reading

Wild life trafficking from the EU

Traditional Chinese Medicine From historicity Some might say its justifiable But the illegality Surfaces in this day and age For there are wiser choices now Medicine has moved on a lot We must therefore ask how Morality of right and … Continue reading

“Marjan” the last lion

A precious stone they called him A gift from Cologne Zoo To Kabul Zoo on Kabul river When he was just two That was in 1976 It was a thriving place But was dangerous and very threatening And wars moved … Continue reading

For a culture to be

For a culture to be Not an absurdity But decorum and grace And a classical space For a culture to be Adopted Taiji With artlessness Brimming And impropriety This is never a culture Traditionally To hunt down and murder With … Continue reading

ANNE19

Decency and propriety Have been missing in my life Ever since I left Sri Lanka Really so much strife Vindictiveness and spitefulness The circus and the zoo Lack of appreciation Its shameful was some do Morality and ethicality Was just … Continue reading