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fathomless It is perhaps, the end of the beginning.
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Do you know?

Do you know that wonderful moment

Do you know that wonderful moment when you find a grape in the over flowing dumpster?

Do you know that wonderful moment when you find a grape in the over flowing dumpster? When you find the small fruit covered in dirt and grime,

Do you know that wonderful moment when you find a grape in the over flowing dumpster? When you find the small fruit covered in dirt and grime, yet in your eyes it’s covered in gold.

Do you know that wonderful moment

Do you know that wonderful moment when you find your first meal in weeks?

Do you know that wonderful moment when you find your first meal in weeks? When the little ball of gold feels like the most luxurious meal you’ve ever seen.

Do you know that conflicting moment

Do you know that conflicting moment when you wonder if you ought to share it?

Do you know that conflicting moment when you wonder if you ought to share it? When little dejected faces await your return, burning with hunger and hope.

Do you know that conflicting moment

Do you know that conflicting moment when the grape lies inches from your mouth?

Do you know that conflicting moment when the grape lies inches from your mouth? When you feel tears fill your dirt smudged eyes

Do you know that conflicting moment when the grape lies inches from your mouth? When you feel tears fill your dirt smudged eyes at the small betrayal you can’t help.

Do you know that selfless moment

Do you know that selfless moment when you hate yourself for your selfishness?

Do you know that selfless moment when you hate yourself for your selfishness? When you wonder how you had the heart to appease the fiery pits in your stomach.

Do you know that selfless moment

Do you know that selfless moment when you deny yourself the morsel you long for?

Do you know that selfless moment when you deny yourself the morsel you long for? When you wipe the dirty fruit on your rags and take it back for the little ones.

Do you know that magical moment

Do you know that magical moment when those little faces shine like the night sky?

Do you know that magical moment when those little faces shine like the night sky? When their excited squeals and laughter of happiness promise to capture your heart.

Do you know that magical moment

Do you know that magical moment when you watch their faces as they sleep, content?

Do you know that magical moment when you watch their faces as they sleep, content? When a minuscule piece of a little grape fill empty stomachs, forgetting pain.

Do you know those moments?

Do you know those moments? No you don’t.

Do you know those moments? No you don’t. I hope you never do.

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