Tag Archives: Homelessness

#419 – “but for the Grace”

“but for the Grace”   they annoy me the poor with their homeless street-sleeping their wide open fingers and dirty teeth speaking asking for money with their cardboard signs waiting for food in their long desperate lines I prefer not … Continue reading

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#398 – 3 Haiku

passing a homeless black man   so big, so black, so hairy, so scary–till he smiled and said hello   my stereotypes windows clouded with dirt I can’t seem to wash off  

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#329 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku     my nose crinkles up musty old man sweat; sometimes riding the bus stinks     she keeps up her home belongings arranged neatly in the bus depot     cigarette hangs; she sits on the ground … Continue reading

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#285 of 365 – 3 Haiku

3 Haiku    change and cigarettes he sits lowly; one gold tooth all the others brown       so many of us together, but not really stuck on the highway       Sundays, a work day coming home … Continue reading

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#234 of 365 – 6 Haiku about a lot of different stuff

6 Haiku about a lot of different stuff   in a sauna daze sweat, toxins dripping away so I can be pure     wearing boxing gear I feel less afraid, but still don’t want to get hit     … Continue reading

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