by Miriam, 11
Ecole Bellewood, Windsor, Ontario
826 Michigan


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