rain beyond the hunger

dry dirt, empty
bellies make simple
mulch of aspiration:

rain for thirsty
soil for hungry
crops for empty

aching this
way, vision is undone to
dust at foot-fall distance- these
are the clouds; none
above; there is
no far horizon

within the hunger, hope
is pecking for crumbs, playing
hide and seek with pain.

beyond the
hunger every ambition is
rain.

-fin
Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH (All rights reserved)

Inspired by a movie/true story: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

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