SlaughterHouse Dreams

SlaughterHouse Dreams

A Poem by Baby Ricochet
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It's a poem. With rhymes and s**t.

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Got a job in a slaughterhouse
on top of grinding gears
Strapping pigs to electric chairs
for bovine profiteers

Wrap hooves with conductor wire
Then throw the killing switch
I work for piss and vinegar
Make profits for the rich

Exploit the lands of Africa
Cow them with the lash
Our founding fathers ambitions
A slave holder's panache

Running guns across the desert
Rape the land for spoils
Waging war for profit margins
The price of diamond oil

Exploiting fears of terrorism
So hate can germinate
Turn the land of milk and honey
Into a fascist state

Ride the backs of common people
Until we're broken down
Profiteers eat all our children
while we all slowly drowned

Working in this slaughterhouse
listening to the screams
Watching entrails on the walls
turn into payday dreams

Stick electrodes into piggy
one last screaming squeal
Hit the switch electric twitch
then hang it on the wheel

© 2013 Baby Ricochet


Author's Note

Baby Ricochet
Yes I know bovine is cattle.

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Such a powerful poem and it really hits the heart when you hear and see things like this. I like this Poem.

Kaze~

Posted 4 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

4 Years Ago

Thank you Kaze
Blackstar

4 Years Ago

Your very welcome.
Well having been a part of a family full of army history, this piece is heart warming. Exquisite imagery.
I got goosebumps reading this.
A beautiful and vivid piece.

Very well done sir!

Thank you for sharing.
-Angad

Posted 4 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

4 Years Ago

Thanks for stopping by sir
I get numb when I see it again and again in our face.
Baby.. You are one tough dude.. To write anything of this depth and overview one has to
eat it
chew it
digest it
before it comes out.
Only someone with grits of steal could take these subjects on and spit it out like that.

I often wonder what ache goes through your mind and heart watching the rest of us write about dream worlds and aches and pains of a toothache, While you are with sword and shield.
I wonder and yet I lower my head.
Bravo !

Posted 4 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

4 Years Ago

Thank you Kate
Cryingkate

4 Years Ago

That's it ? Just Thank You ???? I spilled my guts on that review ....................:-
Wowzers this is creepy!...which is a good thing! Very detailed imagery is added here as well as a grave sense of thrilling emotion. Thank you for sharing. I enjoyed the read.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thanks for stopping by
bravo,
I would say that you are fabulous here

Posted 5 Years Ago


that's badass to the max man

Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thank you sir
a profound piece ..vividly detailed and to the point with bold and harsh images to convey what goes on in this world...well done I say!

Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thanks for stopping by
bovine sounds like it should be pigs. it's a pig word.

this is the first thing I've read of yours. I liked it.

Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thanks for stopping by
Wow...this is amazing. Every single thought you expressed here is just so true. This is very thought provoking and every word flows perfectly. You wording is brutal and that aids in the powerful message. You will find no sugar coating here. Everyone should hear these words because they are a very necessary reminder of what this world has become and what we need to fight every day to change. So many people have lost sight of that but this is very eye opening. Great write!

Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thank you Jessica
Sigh, this is so true, I always admire your pen and strength, of displaying the truth, and reality. You are one of the most creative writers on here.

- Elisa


Posted 5 Years Ago


Baby Ricochet

5 Years Ago

Thank you Elisa

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