Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Hunger

Midnight hunger pains
Early morning shots in the stomach
Hungry... so hungry...
What can satiate
This thirst
This burning emptiness...
What flavor will quench my desire
And cover my palate in delight...
I take a bite
The pain is lessened
Masked with transparent comfort
Momentary safety
A meal is swallowed
Yet the hunger won't go away.
I am hungry,
So hungry.
Food does not fill me
Drink does not console me
Because the emptiness I feel within
Clearly reflects the even deeper emptiness within
Paired with the silence
Of the news longed to be heard

4 comments:

  1. For the first second i thought it was actually abt food, and i was gonna say, thats 'veganism' for u.

    As it says in Tehillim, 'hoy kol tzomai lechu lamayim' and as it says, ain mayim ele torah. Just throwing myself into learning something always works at getting me past 'moments'.

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  2. One way to look at it... I wrote it with two ideas in mind... food was the initial one (I'm STARVING) but it turned into another idea...

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  3. Well, take care of the food issue, and it may help with the next. U function better on a full stomach:)
    If u were on the west coast u could still run out to a pizza shop or something:)

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  4. I blame the cheesecake that expanded my stomach. It's turned me ravenous at the worst hours.
    Pizza *drool*
    Excuse me...

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