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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Friday, February 17, 2012

Just Enough

There, the children starve
Here, the children are obese
Where is just enough?

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 - Day 18 – February 18th – Theme or Word: Famine

16 comments:

Brian Miller said...

ugh....far too real...

Susie Clevenger said...

seems such a tragic imbalance...powerful way to point it out

Grace said...

I know.. how crazy is that ~

Mimi Foxmorton said...

Odd, that, eh?
So diverse........

Andy Sewina said...

Well highlighted! Will we ever get the balance right?

Mama Zen said...

Cuts right to the bone!

Chèvrefeuille said...

That's so true.

cloakedmonk.com said...

We don't do enough very well, do we?

Asni said...

How very true!

☂☆ Vållῐ ★♬ said...

So true...Nice haiku :)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I like how you used there, here and where to pull me in!


A Famine of Ink

becca givens said...

Oh so true!!

Someone is Special said...

Thoughtful and true Lolamouse...

zongrik said...

just the whole world is upside down and out of control

five illusions senryu

Mynx said...

very powerful and so true

Rachel Hoyt said...

So profoundly true.