This is a fictional poem.

You Killed The Wrong Doberman

Your son was injured and I'm as sorry as I can be.
But you had no right to kill a dog who wasn't guilty.
Your son was attacked and nearly killed by another Doberman.
You thought that it was my dog so you shot him with your gun.
But the guilty Doberman was caught two days ago and he was euthanized.
You killed an innocent dog and because of that, you ought to be chastised.
My dog wasn't just a pet, he was also my friend.
I cried as I buried him because it was the end.
If it wasn't for your son's predicament, I'd have you put in jail.
That's the only thing that's stopping me from having you locked in a cell.
If you shoot another innocent animal, I won't be so nice.
Before you shoot another animal, you'd better think twice.

Poetry by Randy Johnson
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Written on 2015-05-12 at 18:50

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
Yes, I also think that this is about more than a dog. It speaks of all injustices that happen in life. Nicely written.

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Being as this is a fictional poem, I would say it is a cry against those who take justice into their own hands and on people who are too free with the use of their guns, to the point that one day, the tables might turn, and that gun could accidentally be used on himself, or his son. Sad story--even if fictional.