Two apes having a head-to-head:

"It's friggin' absurd!" one of them said,

"Eight million species inhabit this earth,

Balancing nature and proving their worth;

But look at those creatures that are called 'man':

Ruining our planet as fast as they can;

They've polluted our air and poisoned the seas;

Their revolting habits cause death by disease!

Some of them perish with nothing to eat;

While others toss food into bins on the street.

Because of his skin tone, they'll murder a brother,

Yet we know that one is the same as another!"

His fellow-ape frowned, "But why all this fuss?"

" 'cause those silly beings claim to descend from us!"



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Chrystel Roberts

Wed 21st Aug 2019 12:55

Thanks Zoe, and welcome to the group.

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Wed 21st Aug 2019 10:03

Your poem was awesome your really inspiring?

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Chrystel Roberts

Tue 20th Aug 2019 18:37

Thanks for the feedback, Don. I'm glad you enjoyed the poem.

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Chrystel Roberts

Tue 20th Aug 2019 17:41

Hi David,

You're correct, I actually do not subscribe to the theory of evolution... not that it matters!

By the way, I enjoyed reading your biography.

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Don Matthews

Tue 20th Aug 2019 08:31

Very good Chrystel. Nice rhythm and rhyme. Carries a good message.

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