Poem: The Wait

The wait is long
The hunger grows
Divorcing my mind
From my body
I can feel
The devouring beast
Inside me
Waiting to be
Set free
I sit and talk
I read and the walk
Through the stretching hours
Around the world
Others wait for meals
I and those with me
Know the wait will end
Before we sleep forever
The others know this not
For many will never again
See the light of the day
The wait is long
The Famine goes on

Published by Devin Hogg

My name is Devin Hogg. I was born and raised in Carnarvon, Ontario, Canada. I moved to Guelph, Ontario, Canada in 2009 for university and lived here ever since. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching TV and movies, going on long walks, swimming, and practicing Chen style Tai Chi. I love to write poetry and blog regularly about topics such as mental health, sci-fi/fantasy series, faith, sexuality, and politics.

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