Sunday Writing Prompt: Poem – Italian Sonnet – “Feed Me” #amwriting #poetry #MLMM #SamaritansPurse

Also thanks to MindLoveMisery’s Menagerie ‘s Sunday Writing Prompt based on a cause near and dear to our hearts.

If you feel so inclined you can donate towards ending impoverished children’s hunger, and towards their betterment through education at:

Credit: Google – Go Fund Me for Samaritan’s Purse

Feed me, a child starving during last bell,

Give healthcare, no dirty water in the well.

For a coin, a donation receipt dealt.

I’ll help my family, the week will be swell.

Cloth me; I need not Prada, pearls from shells,

I’m suffering in an earthly hell.

So, do as God says, give to those who’ve less —

While you too flourish, and pamper yourselves.

There are parts of the earth — they’re called third-world,

Where baby’s stomach’s bloat, so malnourished.

Where disease’s rampant, and poverty’s a curse —

It’s not their fault, so halt your insults hurled.

Improve their lives; buy pencils, books for school.

Let no child ride the metaphorical Hearse.

©Mandibelle16. (2018) All Rights Reserved.


5 thoughts on “Sunday Writing Prompt: Poem – Italian Sonnet – “Feed Me” #amwriting #poetry #MLMM #SamaritansPurse

    • mandibelle16 July 20, 2018 / 9:35 pm

      Thank you JR. I had to think on this one but they are one of my favourite charities/causes for children’s and women’s improved lives; aid during terrible disasters, and of course, Operation Christmas Child. You’re right they’re a wonderful charity 🙂
      Cheers! I’m looking forward to ordering your new book soon!


      • joyroses13 July 20, 2018 / 9:40 pm

        You are welcome! Yes, we always enjoyed doing Operation Christmas Child.
        Can’t wait til you read the book! There will be surprises for you in the book! I know you have seen a lot of stories on here but there is so much more. 🙂 So glad that you are ordering it

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      • mandibelle16 July 20, 2018 / 10:19 pm

        Of course! I’m so thrilled to read it and to own a copy. I’m buying a couple for my besties with little guys too. One’s for the future, one’s for now. Austy’s 4 and I think would love it. Logan’s 6 months, but my friend reads to him anyways 🙂


      • joyroses13 July 21, 2018 / 7:14 am

        Awesome! Never too early to start reading to kids. 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

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