Thursday, May 24, 2007

Things That Make People Not Dogs


Mutts like me
and mutts like you
belong locked up in the city zoo.
We are feared
by the status quo
and every decent human being you and I know.
Cause we're a threat
to their liberties,
from the freedom of expression to the freedom to be free.
Yes, mutts like you
and mutts like me
are the single greatest threat to humanity.


I was told
long ago
that learning from your feelings can really get old
when mother would cry
from morning till night
and father wouldn't hug her cause it didn't seem right.
At first I cried,
but then I lied
about all the pain I had brewing inside.
Now here I am,
away from my home,
learning from the feeling of being alone.