I’m With Them
I’m with the hungry, those who are hungry for change and those who hunger for righteousness.
I’m with the thirsty and the thirsty earth gasping for rain.
I’m with the stranger, the immigrant, the refugee, all those who scale walls to freedom.
I’m with the naked, those stripped of human dignity, those without decent work, without the cloth of human compassion.
I’m with the sick, the vulnerable, the addicted, and all those dependent on the kindness of strangers.
I’m with the prisoners, the detained, the deported, the detested, and the deplorables.
I’m with them. I’m with us.
—Rose Marie Berger, in Washington, D.C., 2 a.m. awaiting announcement of the next U.S. president