Graphic descriptions; Caution advised.
When Lamb Met World (Randyjw; February 8, 2017)
As the pelt is lowered beyond the rim
into the balm of the dyer’s vats
the smell of lanolin on a freshly tanned skin
is separated from its liquefied reservoirs of fat
May the lamb never meet through its loving
in the vat into which it is boiled
the living cells subject to suffering
the sins wherethrough all become soiled
With new life as a car seat
a pocketbook and a sweater
does the lamb envision
that it’s life is made sweet
by the ones who would fashion it better?