All week we let words travel through our mind
when memory’s cadence might help remind
us to recognize together again
the bounty of peace, just how life began.
Help us to recall we were not the first
‘people’ to inherit the world we thirst
upon with every ounce of jealous need.
Allow the truth to safely now impede
our celebrations, feasts of gluttony
while only steps away cry agony.
Lest we forget the ‘others’ that suffer.
In today’s heartfelt warm embrace together
give pause to help restore spirits doubtful,
menus of love – delicious, delightful.