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Author Name: Freeleahlopez 5 Comments
Date Added: October 08, 2013 13:10:34 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Defeated Bull

You seeing me running

through freshly laid sand

golden,

If you look closely,

If you choose to look closely,

You will see the pain in my eyes

But you don't, you never will

So here i am,

for twenty minutes

I am the centre of attention

but in the end i know i will be laying

defeated, unjustified

But hey, I am just a bull

lanced, bleeding

what can i do when ignorance is so powerful?

I will play my role

running towards the muleta

because after all, this was all i was born for

to be part of a story

man-against-bull

But, thats not the way i see it

weakened, i am practically powerless

Ole! Ole!

The sound of a happy crowd

At least when i lay on the butchers table

about to take my last breath,

I will be free

Author's Notes:
I am currently work on an article based on Spanish Bullfighting. I just came up with this poem to publish in between my work.
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Comments:
Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on October 30, 2013 02:38:41 PM Report

 I think if the bull could talk it would say

your full of Bull

nice one

Comment By: FreeBrian Dziokonski on October 11, 2013 08:26:15 PM Report
Interesting , provocative and very original. A big thumbs up for me. Brian
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 10, 2013 12:03:27 PM Report
I feel the same way its misery any way you look at it!! What wrong with people always wanting to see blood!!! 
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on October 9, 2013 04:13:31 PM Report
Brilliant.  Heart-wrenching.  You say what needs to be said.  Fine work,  --David
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on October 8, 2013 03:03:09 PM Report

Interesting lookout, from the bull's point of view,I hate cruelty to animals and I think bullfighting, dog fights, cock fights, et al, should be more enforced and those who indulge in such attrocities, should be imprisoned for a long time. Nicely done, Leah.

 

Len





 


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