Animal Lover

Animal Lover

A Poem by zainul

The youth displayed his gracious mind to the animals


Four cats took refuge in the shadow

Crows cawed from ground and trees

Heatwave hurts like poisonous arrow

Sun sucked water of rivers and seas

People are frightened of sunstroke

They avoid going out of their homes

World seems to be covered by smoke

All animals try to hide under domes

A strange thing happened suddenly

A youth came there from nowhere

He put some foods for the cat family

His eyes showed compassion and care

The cats started to eat the tasty food

They looked very pleased by the favor

The youth was very friendly and good

He was seen as a perfect cat lover

He waited until they finished eating

Some foods remained in the hamper

He looked at the crows in the meeting

He wished to show better temper

He made small balls with them

And threw them here and there

Crows enjoyed food gathering game

They were happy with their share

Cats and crows are friends of mankind

The youth displayed his gracious mind

© 2014 zainul

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This is a nicely original & imaginative way to show us a contrast between people who are stuck & blinded by their indoor living routine, & those of us who are more tuned into the outdoor animal world. I write many animal poems & stories so I'm always going to enjoy a fellow animal lover. It feels like your writing & your thinking is uninhibited, which makes your message feel unexpected, even tho it's familiar.

Posted 1 Year Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


1 Year Ago

I am very grateful for the wonderful review.
It is very inspiring.When an animal lover like y.. read more


Lovely sentiment. Nicely written.

Posted 4 Years Ago


4 Years Ago

Thank you Jon for stopping by to glorify the piece.
Jon Roggie

4 Years Ago

My pleasure.

4 Years Ago

Mine too.
Thanks a lot,dear friend.
I liked this. It was beautifully written and reminds the reader that the world outside our homes, computers, and cell phones often gets ignored

Posted 4 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


4 Years Ago

Thank you for the splendid review.This means a world to me.
This is a wonderful poem about acceptance and kindness.Very lovely my sweet Mr Zainul :)

Posted 4 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Vidya Bacchus

4 Years Ago

You are always welcome my sweet, sweet friend :)

4 Years Ago

My infinite pleasure,my lovely friend. :)
Vidya Bacchus

4 Years Ago

The pleasure was all mine to read and review your awesome work :)
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Added on April 18, 2014
Last Updated on April 18, 2014
Tags: cats, crows, youth, friends, mankind



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