Posted by: DCox | February 4, 2009

Poetry: Words that feed the hungry and clothe the poor

loaves-and-fishesDavid Whyte defines poetry as “words that feed the hungry and clothe the poor.” His poem, Loaves and Fishes, speaks of the life-giving nature of words…




This is not
the age of information.
This is not
the age of information.

Forget the news
and the radio
and the blurred screen.

This is the time
of loaves
and fishes.

People are hungry,
and one good word is bread
for a thousand.


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