Could somebody please explain the Poem 'Pink Dog' by Elizabeth Bishop and the prejudice expressed in this poem?

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This poem refers to a historical event in 1962 when beggars on the streets of Rio de Jainero were being cruelly murdered by the "Death Squad." In this poem, the speaker is started by the sight of a "pink dog" who is completely hairless and clearly suffering. This leads her to meditate upon what is being done to other human beggars and the kind of fate...

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