Category Archives: Starvation

Looting in Leyte

Don’t call me a thief. You might be worse if typhoon waves crushed your wife and kids and flushed them some stinking place I can’t find days after looking and not eating or sleeping. I’m not hungry. I’m starving. I can’t find any clean water, either, and am vomiting and need medicine for gashes in […]

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Death in North Korea

North Korean Cuisine rather than scavenge for grass and weeds mr and mrs north korea sold tv bicycle sewing machine and furniture and in empty apartment consumed each other beneath plump portraits of dear leaders kim il-sung and kim jong-il Kim Jong-Il north korea devastated dear leader kim jong il died of food and alcohol […]

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