blog action day 2008 poverty haiku

one october day
more than 7,000 sites
let's talk poverty


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18 comments:

  1. the most impoverished are those whose minds are not nourished adequately

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  2. Awesome idea! I just posted my own entry! Thanks so much for bringing awareness on this issue! :)

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  3. thanks for the comment, mediterranean kiwi. :)

    indeed. and physical nourishment as a child has an effect on the mind's development.

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  4. thanks for the comment, heidi alfonzo. :)

    thought i'd post on it a few days early, in case other people also want to sign up. still preparing my post for october 15 itself. :)

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  5. Wow! I have never heard of this. Thank you for sharing it. I will pass it on;)

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  6. You on your mission here :-)


    see this when you have time:
    http://devika-theunheardvoice.blogspot.com/2008/10/onlooker-turns-to.html

    see again,
    devika

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  7. thanks for the comment, adventure girl wanna be. :)

    nice of you to pass it on. :)

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  8. thanks for the comment, devika. :)

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  9. thanks for the comment, andrew. :)

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  10. In his Gulistan, the Persian classic, Sheik Saadi of Shiraz says in tales 36 of the chapter on the manners of dervishes (= the poor ones):

    ‘Like a bachelor before the women’s bathhouse
    door, I face the table, hungry for food.’

    From ‘The Sufis’ by Idries Shah, p.100).

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  11. thanks for the comment, borut. :)

    an interesting image. :O

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  12. This would be for tomorrow's event. Congrats!

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  13. thanks for the comment, ambo. :)

    indeed. still need to come up with haiku for tomorrow.

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  14. Blog action day is a great way to bring attention to things around the globe.

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  15. Tēnā kōrua Kouji and Mediterranean Kiwi!

    I guess what's needed really is a balanced diet - food for thought?

    :-)

    Ka kite

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  16. thanks for the comment, steven wilson. :)

    indeed.

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  17. thanks for the comment, blogger in middle earth. :)

    food for thought indeed. :)

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