Tagged: hunger

because we can stave

because we can stave
off hunger for much longer,
treasure these moments

when we are together, stow
them away for a rainy day
.
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in the butcher’s

in the butcher’s
shop, we can
conveniently
forget
the animal
and hunger
for the meat –
in fact,
convenience
doesn’t even
cross our minds
.
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celebrations are

celebrations are
a blur – before,
during, and
after – indulging
in a kind
of hunger
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: blur

perhaps we are merely

perhaps we are merely
one hundred thousand
chickens
away from
combating poverty
and injustice
and instability
and racism
and disease
and hunger
and hate
and loss
and mortality –
the chicken
or the egg
.
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at palindrome lunch-

we dip into each

we dip into each
weekend like it’s the very
best sauce to go with

the taste that came before, like
a spicy prelude to hunger
.
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between now and

between now and
soon, we will single
out a restaurant
worthy
of our weekend
appetites and not
promise to stop
window-shopping
as we walk home,
stuffed
and discovering
a whole new
dimension
to order envy
.
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we do not know our

we do not know our
appetites until we cross
paths with it – sometimes

in broad daylight, other times,
in the middle of the night
.
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reading kawabata before

as long as you and

as long as you and
i never quite get full of
each other, there will

be summers like these, horses
tied under the apple tree
.
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