Saturday, August 13, 2016

"Psalm of the Hungry Child" #3



                 Seven-year-old Franklyn Ohio boy found trying to sell teddy bear for food.

Officer Steve Dunham received a report on Sunday that a seven-year-old boy was peddling the toy outside of a drug store, trying to get enough money to eat.

“He told me he was trying to sell his stuffed animal to get money for food because he hadn’t eaten in several days,” Dunham told WLWT.

Dunham took the boy to an area Subway to get something to eat, then took him to the police department.

WLWT-News

The above sums it all up.

This hellish year of genocidal wars masses of people trying to escape it. Then barred at the walls of Europe with hatred. Plus the world wide spasm of terrorist murder. Our national demented political melt downs, and the rising oceans.

Well all that swell noise now this.

The hungry kid stands as a symbol for this whole damned world.  Seven year old kid in America selling his Teddy bear for food in 2016.

Dickens would weep.

I weep. I've been there, but as a grumpy old guy. The Gobbermint fucked up, and cut off my bleeping food stamps by mistake. Been months trying to get it back.

Had to sell a bunch of my stuff to get by. However I've lived had a ball been on weird adventures had a bleeping life did neat things, and even have fans.

This kid is Seven...7 years old.

My problem was a paper error on their part. This kid was left to starve on the fucking streets of the richest fucking Empire in fucking History.

A bit worse that.

The child is a planetary symbol for everything that's gone wrong. Yes there's millions like him all over the world. Hundreds of thousands here in bleeping America.

But...

This time with this kid I think we got jolted or should be by the absolute profound wrongness of it all.

I'd love to preach all day, and night about this, but I've already gone on too long....you folks know the deal.

And...

You know what to do about it.


Stay Tuned.

4 comments:

  1. Malthusian capitalism causes famine and homelessness.

    Z

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  2. "We have passed beyond the Absurd: our position is absolutely preposterous." -Ronald Tavel

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