Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted May 5, 2016 Chapters:  ...19 20 -21- 22... 

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Thousands of children starving or going hungry.

A chapter in the book Adventures of the Heart

Am I Not My Brother's Keeper?

by Liberty Justice

Barefoot begging searching for food in trash cans.
Bumming slumming soliciting for helping hands.
Homes are sheets draped over branches and trees.
Bitten by mosquitoes, ants, rodents and bees.

If you see somebody hungry on the street,
Would you give them something to eat?
Or would you just hurriedly pass them by,
Dear poet, act disgusted and wonder why?

Thousands hungry hopeless children all over the world,
Go to bed hungry--adults, infants, little boys and girls.
Rib cages showing traces of their starving bones.
Barely hanging onto life-lingering life almost gone.

Drinking dirty defiled water bacteria making them ill.
Suffering from diseases, if treated could be healed.
Living in run-down shacks sleeping on wet cold floor.
Coughing catching water in buckets, as the rains pour.

Bathing, washing clothes in murky muddy lake.
Boiling but drinking the same water--for Heaven's sake!
Little children lifeless eyes little will to live.
Hungry and wet lies crying baby in makeshift crib.

Third World countries are affected the most.
Missionaries help, some traveling coast-to-coast.
So, when you see "Feed the Hungry" on a tv ad,
Just whip out your checkbook, help hopeless and sad!

The human condition writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem on any aspect of the human condition. All forms welcome, your choice.
No humor. One piece of artwork chosen from FanArtReview. No music or sound effects.


*** Dear poets, sadly enough, news reports will tell you that thousands of children
and adults all over the world are hungry and starving.

***I am a homeless human rights activists, and have written several poems describing plight of the homeless.***

***These atrocities especially occur in third world countries. Missionaries and ministers try to help who they can help, but its difficult trying to feed the entire world.***

*** CAN YOU HELP! DIAL the 1-800-feed the hungry number. Thanks!***
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