Lab Monkey (part two)

Daily I could hear the noise from outside

Chanting and calling out

Until one day they came


At first I was afraid 

From the crashing and blacked out faces

Yet they broke me free

Held me tight

For once I felt comfort & security 

He whispered softly 

‘you’re safe now, little one’


Alongside a few others like me 

I began recovery

These humans wept once they saw me 

At the veterinary hospital facility 

Until I felt restored

Taken to a new home 

A monkey sanctuary 

Where all my needs were met

Feels like paradise is restored

Once again to be able to do what comes naturally 


Sometimes people come to visit me

To work on my skills 

So I can go back overseas to my reserve 

Away from people

Wild and free


But just need the public onboard 

To support others like me 

In whatever way you can 

Protect those who cannot speak

In this world of darkness

be the shinning light 

And take a stand for animal rights! 

This poem is about: 
My community
My country
Our world
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