If I could change

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 22:56 -- isa

 

If I could change the world, 
I'd remove the words
"WORLD HUNGER"
from our dictionary
 
I can look 
at the food on my plate
and think, it's great, 
yet by the next day
I forget what I even ate.
And to me? That's a privilege.
To have 3 or more meals a day,
sometimes not even have to pay
and not have to think about
a way to find food day to day.
But does everyone in the world 
get to live this way?
. . .No, but
Why shouldn't they?

Why should I be able
to take my time to think about 
WHAT am I going to eat?
when someone else,
across the world is thinking
"WHEN I am going to eat"?
 
Why should I be able
to have seconds and thirds
While someone out there
is still waiting for a first?
 
If I could change the world
No baby
no child
no adult
NO HUMAN BEING
would be allowed 
to go hungry
 
If I could change the world, 
I'd remove the words
"WORLD HUNGER"
from our dictionary

 

 

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