Thursday, February 05, 2015

fykie bairn
ye hae nivver seen
hungert een
or bouks licht as licht




fussy child
you've never seen
hungry eyes
or bodies light as light

3 comments:

  1. A child's hungry eyes that may never see tomorrow, a sad truth of this world.

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  2. That last line is especially beautiful.

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  3. that's better than:
    you'll not leave this table
    till you've eaten all your cabbage
    people in Africa are starving

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