by Miriam, 11
Ecole Bellewood, Windsor, Ontario
The man lives in bustling cities
The man puts waste in the streams
The man does not care
That the manatee lives in the streams.
The manatee is living
The manatee wanders
The manatee dies
And the man does not care.
The man puts out waste
And does not stop to think.
Written in Response to “Manatee/Humanity” by Anne Waldman