"Child mortality or the under-five mortality rate refers to the probability of a
child dying between birth and exactly 5 years of age, expressed per 1,000
live births. In 2020, 5.0 million children under 5 years of age died. This
translates to 13,800 children under the age of 5 dying every day. . . ."
--Child Mortality, UNICEF Data
To give the gift of life
At the cost of broad risks
Dire such as birth defects,
Plagues, vengeful acts of "God,"
Or "Mother" Nature yet--
Let alone freak mishaps--
Dedicated with Respect for All Children who are Brought without a Risk-Free Guarantee into a Dangerous World of Horrors
January 20, 2022
Copyright © James Starkey III | Year Posted 2022
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