Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Our existing world,
where the greatest threat to survival
is humankind
rather then mammoths and saber-toothed cats.
Where’s the progress in that?

Existing in a world
where the gun we’re pointing
is pointing at ourselves
and we refuse to put self-destruction down.
Who’s the dumb animal now?

©April 2016, Christina Anne Hawthorne

5 Replies to “Animals”

  1. Pingback: Animals | Christina Anne Hawthorne

  2. Indeed we can look upon these negatives for all time, because we humans have always had this stupid streak. Great poem Christina you always have the gift of expression down so well.

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