Posts tagged ‘poverty in America’

DLXXVIII

one burner hot plate can of beans 2 for 1 white bread 6 pack beer today’s paper rent is cheap only a place to sleep alone…

DCLXXXII

Punch the clock All-night Unload On the dock Eat cans of beans and spam Drink beer in the can Trailer has a roof leak Clogged kitchen…

DCCXIX

Carrying plastic bags Full of groceries The pregnant mother Slowly walked up the long stairway While her two other young children Followed closely behind    *…

DCCLIII

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…

DCCCLXXXV

  I live in the backroom Rent is cheap Easy to sleep Morning trips to the big-box store Purchase Extra-large frozen pizza Two liter plastic bottle…

CMXXIII

  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…