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The Little Book of Vegan Poems

3.84  ·  Rating Details ·  63 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Benjamin Zephaniah dedicated this collection of 22 new poems to "the caring, dedicated young vegans of the world...who will not stand for any exploitation whatever the species." Filled with the unique "radical rapper" poems that Zephaniah is famous for, this book also includes an extensive contact list of international vegan and animal rights organizations.

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Paperback, 36 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by AK Press
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Wendle
Apr 06, 2015 Wendle rated it liked it
Some of the poems I really liked. Some for their message, some for their style, some for the fact they made me laugh. Others I was less enamoured with. Some fell flat, some used language in a way that just didn’t work for me, some were just okay.

Benjamin Zephaniah is known more for his dub poetry, and although I’ve not seen him perform, I think these poems would work much better read live. With emphasis, inflexion, personality and energy. I just think they would hit their mark more accurately an
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Lisa Vegan
May 28, 2007 Lisa Vegan rated it liked it
Recommends it for: some vegan children
As I was reading, these poems at first seemed uninspired and I thought I wouldn’t be able to rate them with more than 2 stars, but I ended up being charmed by most of them, and I did heartily agree with the pro-animal, pro-humane messages. Might be supportive for vegan children.
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Plus qu'un coup de coeur, un cri du coeur, un nouveau souffle émanant de la terre pour percer la reflexion majoritaire, ouvrir les yeux et détruire les pensées totalitaires : http://bookymary.blogspot.fr/2016/01/...
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Mar 30, 2012 Grace rated it it was amazing
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I loved this collection. Some very cute poems as well as very passionate pro vegan and pro animal rights poetry. I really enjoy his style and use of language and spelling.
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Oct 11, 2011 Mo rated it really liked it
A beautiful book on poems against cruelty to animals and meat eating. It is funny and has wit and charm.
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A British-Jamaican writer, dub poet and Rastafari. He was included in The Times list of Britain's top 50 post-war writers in 2008.
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