Our food system takes abundant grain, which people can't afford, and shrinks it into meat, which better-off people will pay for.
—Frances Moore Lappe
A Latin expression that means "seize the day." Carpe diem poems urge the reader (or the person to whom they are addressed) to live for today and enjoy the pleasures of the moment. A famous carpe diem poem by Robert Herrick begins "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may…"