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118. hunger

a dog sticks its tongue out, its gaze fixed on a bird nearby.

its whole behavior is transfixed by the roar in its belly.

a fascinating force within us takes control.

the cells in our bodies orchestrate an unexplainable demand to live, to grow, to thrive, to consume.

like a fire inside, we are obliged to keep feeding it, so that they may keep on going.

this desire to live keeps the world turning, always moving, never stopping.