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Teardrops of Animals

April 12, 2011
By reimer1a SILVER, Lockport, Illinois
reimer1a SILVER, Lockport, Illinois
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Gooey black runs through the water like the teardrops of animals-
Tiny, no control of the path set out against them-
Their eyes blackened like the earth surrounding
Them, another cry goes unheard.
Beneath the mask of death lies something unseen,
Hearts filled with love’s capacity. longing for a voice
They speak unspoken truths in the night
Overshadowed by power, lust, they become lost
She is picked up out of the filth; warmth surrounds her
As she understands this curse is a Gift.

The author's comments:
I wrote this piece while thinking about the oil spill off the Gulf of Mexico. I hope you are inspired to take action just as I was.

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