(27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953 / La Celle-Saint-Cloud)

To A Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros, your hide looks all undone,
You do not take my fancy in the least:
You have a horn where other brutes have none:
Rhinoceros, you are an ugly beast.

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alas.. the mighty, poor rhinos are exterminated by stupid human beings.. by their greed.. just because of their keratin horn..! They are not 'ugly': they are beautiful, wonderful creatures.. that would only live their peaceful lives..