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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

SUFFERING



















Don’t tell me
how you’re suffering,
we’re lucky.
Electric
is off, but we have water,
food, and gas to cook.

We’ve got books,
candles, flashlights, games.
Others lost
every piece
of clothes, furniture, photos,
cars,entire homes.

After a week,
our lights came back on.
Others died,
don’t complain
about your iphone’s charge
or gas ration lines.

1 comment:

ange said...

Well said Lorenzo. Beautifully written! : )