Hunger

July 9, 2011
By LivingLiar GOLD, Manila, Other
LivingLiar GOLD, Manila, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Lie after lie I die with my soul ravished.


How do you quench
A thirst
That goes beyond ages
How do you a feed
The mouths of the undead
In drought I call for rain
And as it drenches the crops
It litters the soil with its love
Only to find myself
Still looking

For one thing I shall never have
For when the dawn
Eats the day, I feast
On stale bread, crumb by crumb
Like caviar for the poor
I wish for more
More.
The mouths are many
The plates are empty
When hunger drives man not his soul
How does one live by the meal they eat?


The author's comments:
In the fields in a monsoon country where it always rain, the major industry is agriculture. But despite their wealthy fields hunger is prominent. This is a story of a mother wondering how to feed the mouths of her children

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