‘A New Form of Evil Unknown to Man’ The Society December 21, 2012 Poetry This poem is meant to raise awareness about the atrocity of organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China today. Please click here to sign a petition to the White House. (Featured image above is “Organ Crimes” by Xiqiang Dong, 2007) I. A new form of evil unknown to man Has reared its ugly face upon the earth, As if man’s noble frame were but a can It rips fresh organs from their soft warm hearth And sells them upon our American shelves Along with so many other products That make the communists proud of themselves “Made in China” is not a choice, it’s fact. II. Paralyzed by polarized news outlets, By economics, cost-benefit studies Of the most comfortable and safe bets, We all fancy ourselves clever eddies Going against the terrible mainstream Only to find we’re within its current, Blindly pushing toward mankind’s worst dream Silent as our integrity is spent. III. Truly triumphantly the two trumpets Break the oppressive silence in our minds! Hope’s twin angels perform a skilled duet With domineering grace both strong and kind, The angels point down to the quest on earth And offer you a shining sword (a pen) That crosses between realms of life and death, And is marked with the bright seal of heaven. -Evan Mantyk “Tears of Grief and Joy” by Kunlun Zhang, 2007. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.