LIVING A WISH
Can't empty bowls be filled with rice each day?
Whatever ever age, gender, color, or creed
That mankind’s dire hunger be swept away,
Not by crumbs when fields a luscious deed.
While harvest of earth is bounty, divine
Billions of souls wither from deprived fruits .
How to allay poverty though fresh is life’s wine
And nature’s gift endows us with plump roots?
Meadows yield enough crops through sun or rain
And river beds swim with fish of seasons
Providing decent meals from nourished grain.
Then why this famish for selfish reasons?
I cling to one wish .... this is my prayer:
That food NOT be used as monopoly,
But a blessing, God’s gift equal and fair...
And share this cause... wipe off trade’s gluttony!
If I could change the world Contest
For Becca Teagan 7/28/2016
* The United Nations estimates that about
795 million people of the 7.3 billion people
in the world, or one in nine, were suffering
from chronic undernourishment in 2014-2016.
*It is believed that a principal underlying cause
of poverty and hunger is the operation of
economic systems in the world that resources
end up in the hands of a minority.
Copyright © nette onclaud | Year Posted 2016