O mortal man,
Who gave you the right,
To take a life
You cannot give?

O mortal man,
Why descend to an animal?
For in order to prove a point,
You became a beast.

O mortal man,
Seek not man’s acclaim
For your distasteful act,
Rather, pray penance for your soul …

© Chukwudi Isaac

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