Category Archives: children and their plight in a adult world

An unfortunate black bear

A child at 6 unfortunately Was taught to go and kill Squirrels rabbits and other feral souls A bitter pill For me to take, I have to say And what we read today Is this litte girl Now can’t stop … Continue reading

A small boy sits astride a dead pilot whale

A sea of blood And sinew too Decapitation Bad but true A little boy His wellies white Rides a pilot whale The light Of decency and true respect Gone And I must interject Must feel for how that whale Drenched … Continue reading

Restavek children

After the earthquake Came so many orphans Their parents all wiped out So where could they go They became relocated Within the family But actually slaves As we all know Tent cities And slums are of such shabby Structures Hardly … Continue reading

TOBACCO AND THE CHILDREN

This world of misadventure Where cruelty is rife Under the cover of distant lands The devil weilds his knife To the hurtfulness and the detriment Of children of the world Bright buttons of imagination Who in spitefulness are hurled The … Continue reading

The chocolate Industry needs more policing

83 billion dollars Is the turnover each year From the chocolate business And that is very clear Most cacao comes from Africa The Ivory Coast to where Most of the corporate buyers go And it just does not feel fair … Continue reading

Not all children love chocolate

To the Harkin Engle Protocol This world did nail its sails The idea was to safeguard children Coming off the rails AFrica the Ivory coast NIger and Mali BUrkino Faso, Togo and Benin All places where you might see Children … Continue reading

Critical

The concert was over Laden with joy The children were happy The infamous ploy Of the thuggish contender The extremist who Made up his package And,died with it too Blown into pieces Broken and torn Most of us now wish … Continue reading

Babies a very close encounter

A baby child a baby lamb About the same weight I think I am Already feeling a sense of dread That either of these could soon be dead Carnivores the majority Cannibals though few do we see Behind closed doors … Continue reading

FLAMINGO

Three children The zoo keepers Parents teachers Friends Relatives Whose right whose wrong? Compassion Who defends? FLamingo’s graceful beings Locked up in their stall Slaves to our emotion And what we learn at school Respect has lost its way with … Continue reading

Democratic republic of the CONGO

POverty and impoverishment Creates in man a need To suffer with his family They are owned and robbed indeed Underfed and down at heel Unable to pay ones way So drawn into great dangers Just hopeful they can pay In … Continue reading