Fox and THEY
THEY said ' it should be killed '
THEY said ' it is vermin '
those thoughtless, soulless statements sicken me.
Surely at some childhood days in woodland point
in their now, adult cruel minded days
THEY must have been privileged enough to see
the sudden coming out from undergrowths
of that magnificent fiery coloured vulpine
surely their pulses would have been quickened
their eyes magically, more than momentarily transfixed
by the beautifully gifted human and animal exchange of stares?
wouldn't THEY then ( then ) have afforded its appearance
as being lordly at least if not kingly
with a right to roam its realm
randomly paw printing its signature wherever?
for those wanting to know its reign remains
though it isn't mystical it does have a spirit
like me and you
yet another one like so many of its wild kind
that THEY should have no fucking right to play god with!