Anna Hridaya

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Horses' Consent?

how does one know if horses consent to the slavery, the spurs, the whips, the bit in the teeth, the neck jerking reins, the thirst, hunger,
the forced marches, the barn fires, the lives of loneliness shunted from
one abandoning home to the next, the broken legs in racing, the horse slaughterhouses of
France and
proposed now by the Montana governor and legislature?


* Jockeys too frequently die or suffer paraplegia or broken limbs
from the cruel blood sport of horseracing
** Sidney Lumet intentinally blinded a horse for the movie
*** Clint ...

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Energy Intensive Killing

In warm climes
one can from a tree
pluck an avocado
of the color lime

but a hunter must purchase a gun,
bullets, camping gear, knives,
spend gas money, perhaps
build from killed trees a tree stand,

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