Okay I give.. What do you think of my poem about wolves?

No Wolves to Howl Grizzled with greying winter pelt the mournful wolf sings heart-felt Days of torture, lonely past his brethren lost to rifle blast For money, fun or grisly sport man extinguishes life with laughing retort No rhyme nor reason to slay such beauty hunters sport, farmers... show more No Wolves to Howl

Grizzled with greying winter pelt
the mournful wolf sings heart-felt

Days of torture, lonely past
his brethren lost to rifle blast

For money, fun or grisly sport
man extinguishes life with laughing retort

No rhyme nor reason to slay such beauty
hunters sport, farmers duty

Innocent canine, free of crime
No slaughter soils his jaws this time

Yet still pursued with fearful hate
his extinction many men await

What hatred of Nature fuels such fire?
and fills mankind with killing desire

Man's best friend, his gift to us-free
a gift forgotten by many I see

A hero, protector, loyal friend
who'd give life for you at bitter end

Yet still their fathers we hunt with ire
taking our reasons from the lips of liars

Still twitching fetuses from the bellies of deer you say?
Man has done the same before today

Still worse we do in everyday life
Murder, war, rape and strife

Judge not the wolf who hunts to survive
against humans who kill just because we are alive

When will we see what we have done?
No wolves to howl for our sons...

August 31 2007 KCarr

PS The "twitching fetuses" part is an inside reference, I had a debate in my local paper with a man who used that as a reason why wolves are "evil".. which from my experience is not at all true. Anyway feel free to share your feelings on the poem or the issues it expresses.
Update: Thanks William B! I appreciate the compliment!
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