Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • 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.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.