Learn More

oskar hansen


The zoo


Little Marius was killed today, an eighteen months old giraffe,
the world cried and a facebook account was opened in
memory of little Marius that was fed to the lions. which in
a way was quite fitting as animals in the wild don´t do funerals.
Carnivores in zoos eat meat every day of animals slaughtered
elsewhere, it was therefore good for the children, at the zoo,
to see the reality of animal life it is not all fluffy teddy bears.
But shouldn´t all animals, be free? Little Marius had to die of
fear of inbreeding, which in the wild would not have happened.
We all eat each other we humans are on top of the food chain,
or so we think, except when we get lost in the tall Savannah
grass and become a lion´s quarry.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The zoo by oskar hansen )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  9. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  10. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »

   

New Poems

  1. vocal cords caught in the keyboard, Mandolyn ...
  2. Insanity 2, Daimon Bagley
  3. Insanity, Daimon Bagley
  4. Words with no Rhyme or Reason, Holly Wotherspoon
  5. Who Am I Here? #1, Holly Wotherspoon
  6. To My Wife, Col Muhamad Khalid Khan
  7. Where I Am #1, Holly Wotherspoon
  8. Darkness #2, Holly Wotherspoon
  9. Last Minute Christmas Eve 1964, mary douglas
  10. Darkness #1, Holly Wotherspoon
[Hata Bildir]