Solar Shacks© By Bob Shallenberger

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Hey you,
Dis­con­nect­ed Glob­al Elite:
they don’t need
solar pan­els on their shacks!

The sun won’t feed the
bil­lion peo­ple who go to bed
hun­gry every night, the
mass­es of starv­ing chil­dren
dying from con­t­a­m­i­na­tion,
devoid of vac­ci­na­tions,
treat­ment and sup­plies.

Feed the chil­dren then

redec­o­rate the neigh­bor­hood
with your fan­cy giz­mos, your
pre­cious over­priced gad­gets
bolt­ed on the roofs of their
crum­bling, wretched huts.

Unless your solar pan­el
comes with a bot­tled water and
a super-sized side of fries,
leave it at the dri­ve-thru.

by Bob Shal­len­berg­er

Solar Shacks© By Bob Shallenberger

The poet Bob Shal­len­berg­er

 
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