On The Edge

by Sparks In Shadow

Fresh vegetables

Fresh vegetables (Photo credit: Bread for the World)

The line was drawn closer as listeners followed Nadine. Clancy walked backwards, beside her, glances over his shoulder making sure their path was clear.

“Who considers your lives when corporations plan profits at your expense? You’re bled dry, with government approval, until you’re meaningless pavement on roads to more money — like farmers driven to suicide in India — like farmers sued by conglomerate ‘owners’ of the life inside seeds!”

These truths angered Clancy to his core. He hoped more collected to listen before police came.

Stopping at Lincoln’s statue, Nadine mustered more volume. “They want control over our food! Will you give it to them?”

The prompt was “the line was drawn” – from Julia.