While attention has been diverted by situations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Tunisia, the climate change arguements, financial crisis we forget the plight of many Africans.
Hunger has taken his family,
War has taken his legs and eyes,
All he wants is to know once more
The taste of clean water before he dies.
A Wellspring Of Human Rights
How Much Aid Does Africa Want
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|Reviewed by Janet Caldwell
|Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
|"All he wants is to know once more
The taste of clean water before he dies."
Circumstance can make us realize that many basic things, often taken for granted, are actually priceless treasures! Powerfully, well stated, Ian!
|Reviewed by Jane Rodway
|Yes, a poem showing the strength in simplicity of words, my favorite kind-this is very true, and the sad part is that it keeps happening and their governments are insanely corrupt. Thanks for adding this and keeping people aware-love and peace, Michelle|
|Reviewed by Leland Waldrip
|Impolitic misery is shamefully unheralded.
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|Thanks for sharing Ian!!
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|A powerful, compassionate and most timely statement, Ian. Thank you. Love and peace to you,
|Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
|So few words, so much said.
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
|W O W!!!!!!!!!
(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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