Saiom Shriver

Gold Star - 21,196 Points (Ohio)

Red Flag Of Death - Poem by Saiom Shriver

Behind crimson cape
of the matador
for the innocent bull
lurks death's door

This crimson cape
the scarlet flag of death
as crowd pleasers
for fame
deny the being his breath

Topic(s) of this poem: animals


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Catalonia including Barcelona banned bullfights in 2011
Bullfighting in Barcelona ends with Catalonia ban - BBC News

Bullfighting in Barcelona ends with Catalonia ban - BBC...
Corrida fans in Catalonia see the last bullfights before a ban on the age-old tradition comes into effect in Spain's north-eastern region.

Bullfight stand collapses in Bogata, killing 4 injuring 100
https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=KLr-ujf7K9g

raging bull injures 40
https: //www.youtube.com/watch? v=VWAIjYs9Lws

The last bullfight
http: //www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/08/bullfighting-colombia-animal-rights/400076/

Picture is of a karmic return
http: //www.short-term-renting.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Spanish-matador-Israel-Lancho-is-gored-by-a-bull-2.jpg

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, October 31, 2015



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