A Day at the Zoo

Republished in the It Starts With Hope project tumblr of the Victims of Torture Center.

He had been jackhammering the streets with others of the same breed,

punctuating the thick summer air with gunshot slogans, sticks and stones,

trying to exorcise hawk-heads and jackal-butts.

Until tit-for-tatting green-and-blues, khakis and combat gear puppies

forwarded him: return to sender, address unknown.