Thursday, January 30, 2014

Hunger

We are a desert
where hunger stalks
our lips searching
for a crumb of kindness.

©Susie Clevenger 2014


16 comments:

Mary said...

Your words made me stop and think. Then I nodded....yes!

Gabriella said...

There are indeed times when only a crumb if kindness can change everything.

Gabriella said...

There are indeed times when a crumb of kindness can make all the difference!

Jae Rose said...

The sparse words really illustrate the point perfectly..what really need...another yes!

ayala said...

Lovely words!

Susan said...

Ohhhhh...yes. Powerful image, analogy. Thank you for bringing in kindness, lack of.

madhumakhi said...

Such incisive words. A wonderful epiphany you've had there.

Kim Nelson said...

So slight, yet filled with imagery.

Bing Yap said...

This is so true. A little act of kindness goes a long, long way.

Mama Zen said...

This hits hard and true.

Gail said...

Truth can be spoken well in few words. Good job.

Leslie said...

yep! When I thought of hunger I thought of the state of man - so much more than food.
Nicely done Susie
Hope you are doing well :)

humbird said...

Nice definition of kindness...

Cressida de Nova said...

Crumbs of kindness are hard to come by.

Sam Edge Author said...

and how filling just a crumb can be eh? so much in those few words.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

I love this so much!!!!!