He ferociously consumed every crumb of food on his plate. There was always something on his plate. He had a family to provide for and protect. If his plate wasn’t full, then theirs was empty. Overworked, passive, tired—not words in his vocabulary.

© LeTara Moore 2016

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  • Covert Novelist on

    Too often all too true.

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  • mySestina on

    O my God! This is beautiful.. his plate was full and the powerful meaning behind so.. wow

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    • LeTaraWrites on

      Thank you!

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      • mySestina on

        Pleasure!

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