A circus elephant …. “Sway With No Play”!!

Animal abuse in circuses!!
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It Is What It Is

~~June 19, 2014~~

Sway With No Play

I am an elephant
Forced to perform in a traveling circus
That is not my element 
My herd I was taken from
Alone I have become
I miss my mommies touch
My trunk she would clutch
I am put on display
For their money to be made
In the wrong kind of way
They teach me to obey
My spirit they are trained to break
My dignity they also take 

Fifteen years I have already been here
I live in fear
I am beat on my legs with a club
For them to sell a ticket stub
Because I do not know how to sit in this chair
They scream and swear
I am poked with a bull hook
My skin takes on a new look
I am beat with a stick to learn new tricks
In strange positions I am made to…

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About Dr. Rex

I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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