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  • It's easy from here to feel upset
    about starving, dying people on TV.
    To speculate about regimes & insurgency rebels
    western delay with relief supplies & UN measures.

    But then a young woman with a stethoscope
    & huge rings of fatigue for eyes
    tells us the doctors need help.

    In a flash of empathy
    we see that she's there
    in the middle of it pleading.

    For a nanosecond
    we realize we're here
    stuck in the honey
    watching ads for products
    none can afford.
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