“Our greed and need for lush green grass may in time come to pass,
When the humble weed does feed the class of creatures far below us.
The simple seed does hear and heed such warnings and predictions,
But do a fine deed and allow this seed to grow and lead the masses.”—Angus Wilkinson
“I ask a few things, no, make that a plee,
that age may leave me with two eyes,
with which I might see,
two ears to hear a sweet melody,
and sain mind that might agree,
that a life without would be a tragedy.”—Angus Wilkinson
“Southern trees bear strange fruit,
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees.”—Abel Meeropol for the song ‘Strange Fruit’, about the lynching of two black men.
“Elephants are useful friends, Equipped with handles at both ends, They have a wrinkled moth proof hide, Their teeth are upside down, outside, If you think the elephant preposterous, You’ve probably never seen a rhinoceros.”—