Tag Archives: hunger

easter dinner – April 16

4.16.2017 the family feast gone, more food than possible because each brought, made provided more than asked   and consumed, ate, took, less than expected.   but the conversation said hello, and little voices played around the table feet and … Continue reading

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she asks for four – July 1

7.1.2015 she asks for four bag lunches each morning   supposedly for children unseen   her approach is slow, steady head down   covered up in her coat and hat   expression blank responses mono-syllabic   as if life has … Continue reading

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first-world problem – August 27

8.27.2014 worst dinner out terrible service in an expensive setting. slow, graceless uncomfortable and uncaring   but a first-world problem. while people starve who would wait half a day for even a nibble   chalk it up. —————————-  

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with my lover away – May 2

5.2.2014 with my lover away, the day moves oh so slowly   if she was upstairs out of sight but there in the next room   then life would move at its normal speed as would I   but she … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 7 – March 11

Lent Prayer 7 hunger builds up Lord for more than I need,   while others go needing for less than I crave.   may my fast be one of the heart and the body   teach me to want what … Continue reading

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the humanist club – February 8

2.8.2014 the humanist club got upset today because the local school took a class to see a hunger feeding program up close   that was run by a church group. wouldn’t want the young minds to know the truth that … Continue reading

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the men that walk in – January 30

1.30 the men that walk in are the same age as me or younger   we wear the same jeans, blue slightly worn. our tan winter jackets and pullover caps match.   and I hand them a bag lunch or … Continue reading

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