By J. Randal Matheny © 2015
The only time this child was held
With utmost care and full concern,
Newborn — the doctor slashed his face,
Removed for research his tiny brain.
The video has been out there for some days. This headline quote prompted the quatrain above. Careful meter, no rhyme for this this cruelest and most vile act. Sorry, no image either. Doesn’t seem fitting.