Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Interdependent


I cannot claim to love
faceless children
as much as my own or
to care who eats or dies
in huts across the world
as much as who is hungry
in my house,at my table.
My empathy is limited.
I believe interdependence
is self interest, is essential.
All life dies or thrives with earth,
interconnected,. Interdependent.
Nations, boundaries, personal identities
are luxuries we can no longer afford.
We must choose to share our
resources reasonably or we will all die.