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The Price We Pay

For love

Photo by Katie Smith on Unsplash

From our very first breath
Our human struggle begins
Life or death
What the hell is this

Then, hunger tightens
Not the one stirring in our bellies
The one that truly frightens
Fear that leads to weeping



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Joe Merkle

I write about love, life, loss, kindness, and gratitude. Toss in some fiction and humor and you have the meanderings of a multifarious writer.