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A source on food, farming and rural society
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
"Ethiopia, perennially one of the world's hungriest nations, now faces what Oxfam, one of dozens of international aid organizations responding to the crisis,
"a toxic cocktail."" (Thanks Anna)
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Land - suheir hammad
to love he said
was that of a farmer
most love like
hunters and like
hunters most kill
what they desire
soil through toes
nose in the wet
earth he waits
prays to the gods
and slowly harvests
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