With all of the headlines in the news, here is what I have been thinking about.
Those with the least power…
Those whose life energy goes towards the needs of today.
Those whose world is the street on which they live.
Those who are ordinary, and maybe not even that.
Inevitably pay the greatest price.
They are the unnamed collateral damage behind the headlines I read in the news.
Maybe that is just the way it is.
The way it has always been.
But I wonder…
From my position of privilege…
A secure place to live.
The ability to turn away.
Is a portion of the price they pay