Category Archives: Lions

Roma not my ideal place to be

Roma not my place to be Not when its captivity Joylessness My sinking heart Defeatism To be apart AFrica where skies are blue And the air is sweet Just for the few Who know the freedom And can say They … Continue reading

Lion bone trade

The Kings of the jungle Apparently they Get so little respect anymore We can say The trade in their bones Is a vindictive game Of relentless spite How can we claim To be fair and humane In all that we … Continue reading

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

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

From Gaza to Jordan

The animals in RAFAH Zoo Have clearly gone through hell Earlier this year a female lion I have heard tell Had her claws all removed Using a pair of garden shears Besides the cages are too small Raising the animals … 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

“Lyka” hold up in the Philippines in MAASIN ZOO

One of the worst zoo’s around anywhere This one in the Philippines Ethically unaware MAASIN it’s called sub standard alas Where a Lion they called “LYKA“ Is part of the morass She is blind which is just as well Really … Continue reading

The King

Inspired by my lovely friend Maria The king can bring us anything And can wing it for a few With his glorious mane Has so much to gain When like this he looks at you In his myriad of colours … Continue reading

In the lap of the gods

The king could hear her above his roar A sound that he dare not ignore Tuned into “bast” he made his way To the coastal cliff where he would stay The water lapping at his feet The sun above providing … Continue reading

Sasha’s new life

A wild heart full of spirit Found being behind bars Under lock and key all day Life’s enduring scars A Guatamalan Circus Slavery to boot Deprivation ordered Bondage an offshoot A decade of existence Coercion to exclude Every breath of … Continue reading