“Loaves and Fishes” by David Whyte

This is not
the age of information.

This is not
the age of information.

Forget the news,
and the radio,
and the blurred screen.

This is the time
of loaves
and fishes.

People are hungry
and one good word is bread
for a thousand.

David Whyte
from The House of Belonging
©1996 Many Rivers Press




Many thanks to Brian Dean Powers for recommending this poem for us while Words is enjoying a brief hiatus. Brian shares his thoughts and poetry at The Body’s Heated Speech.

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