angst cycle (iii)

almighty celebration
excluding the ethical
qui mangent pas
les corps
des autres personnes

it’s ire inspiring
arriving at the usual
finding they’ve forgotten
in their party time joy
that some don’t scoff
other peoples’s corpses

there’s no point
in mentioning
they don’t understand

like there’s no point
in mentioning
to anglophones
the simple
statement of fact
that meat is murder

but if consciousness might reside
in other living beings
if murder
is the intentional cessation
of other people’s consciousness
what else is it

i don’t mind
with people who’ve thought

it’s the lazy
won’t thinkers
their anger
at the idea
they fear

the cowards
they are for scorn

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