Growling with emptiness their
stomachs are burning with weakness
they are hungry.
Staring at their un-easiness
their bulging bellies retrieving us
it seems so defeat less
This hunger; this depleted health
melting on the meek
The wealthy turn their heads
stuffing their mouths with the dead
homeless and poor, alone they are
writhing in pain.
Fulfilling the stomach on greed
is disastrous, when hunger seems
so vast, so immediate and
where’s the shame?
All of this world’s bounty wasted
on the meaningless — the insane.
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