Posts tagged ‘homelessness’

Living Under A Bridge

    After Covid-19, poverty is the largest threat to the stability of humanity. Yes, climate change also needs to be urgently addressed, but homelessness is…

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  Lived in my car as a teenager Difficult fear to let go of Late 50’s something clicked No longer afraid of being homeless   Copyright©…

Assistance Needed

  He held up a big sign that read “Please spare some change I have dreams You can help me achieve”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity…

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    Walking along the road Cars pass by Garbage Occasionally Tossed at me     Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2021   If my poetry…

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  Until we let go of all possessions we will not be free Clothes on my body Are my only desire Will I find a warm…

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  I’m homeless No responsibilities I have free will Answer to nobody   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or…

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  She forages for food thru the dumpster “It is better than working for a living”   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my…

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  Hair turning gray Teeth starting decay He packed a sack Full of snacks Thumb up Caught a lift Complete flip Left reality Homeless Life of…

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  flat tire push bike look around no help found huffing puffing drop bicycle everything now possible will not go home these old bones now walk alone…

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  Life full of sorrow He lost his pride long ago Standing on corner Asking only for a beer to hide fear of tomorrow   Copyright©…

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Upside down trash can Provides shelter for him Cold wet lonely night Morning comes and must move on Society wants bum gone   Copyright© Edge of…

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holding beer can in paper sack he sat on the dirty sidewalk enshrined by the shadow against the building   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019…

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Lounging on park bench Long grey hair Scraggly beard Homeless man Embraced his transistor radio Like most prized possession  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO …

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Monday morning Missing his front teeth He stood on busy street corner Laughing at everyone going to work  * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME…

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A man carries his sack on his back Holding his thumb up Hoping to catch a ride To anywhere.    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK…

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every day same six blocks pushing her stuffed shopping cart everything inside is all she’s got cement bench only sleeping spot luxury automobiles pass by drivers…

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Gorge on sumptuous cake Your narrative is fake Ride a city bus Observe poverty around all of us Keep cutting safety net Strip away little dignity…

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  My car broke down today Received A high interest Payday loan No catching the bus The mechanic Will get paid I work For a dollar…