Treasure Island

Saiom Shriver

(Ohio)

Cookee


The barbecue
is the animal roaster,
the animal cooker...
A very different thing
From being the cook-ee
who can never eat
vegan cookies.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, August 08, 2012
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Jenny Brown paraphrased: 10 billion animals are murdered annually for food in the US alone.

Primates, dolphins, elephants and pigs are the 4th smartest nonhuman mammals.

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