The above statement, which appears as a banner across Bread for the World’s website (https://bread.org/) says it all! Ending hunger will take many kinds of commitments, inputs, political will, resources, elbow grease – and poetry.
This Call to Action page is devoted to posting about ways that poets can help by writing poems about hunger. For example, here is an important "pre-call"…
Poets in the Greater Washington, DC, USA area should get begin to prepare to take part in the 2019 World Food Day Poetry Competition that is hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, North America Liaison Office, in Washington DC.
World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is also celebrated widely by many other organizations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development and many others.