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Why shed the blood of a lamb
that can't trample a scurrying ant
nor scare a perching fly;
that can't hurt a brooding hen
nor startle preening chicks;
that can't raise her voice above a baa
nor bleat in a noise-free zone;
that can't brawl with fellow lamb
nor upset her shepherd's peace;
that can't restrict udder to her young
nor deny fingers of a milking maid;
that can't shield her ram from harm
nor resist a nod to slaughter table;
that gently walks to shearing shade,
humbly yields her throat to a knife;
whose silence shouts her innocence.
Is it for food or fur?
No, to free the wild from harm,
stop beasts from shedding blood;
make the world fit for humans,
and humans fit for God.
© Celestine S. Ikwuamaesi