Monthly Archives: August 2011

health care blues

A man with cancer that has no cure Who can’t get the help that he needs Because the state says it costs too much To do surgery, so the cancer grows and bleeds Slowly the cancer eats away at him … Continue reading

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falling in the cracks

What do you do when you’re down and out In a system that safety nets lacks When they can’t take care of everyone And you end up falling in the cracks The criteria for assistance is so hard And yes … Continue reading

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thoughts

Yesterday while riding the bus I was asked if I had been in fire, I said “no” then it occurred to me it would have been a lot easier and less pain had I been, rather than the truth of … Continue reading

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your world in a bag

For a homeless person who doesn’t have much There are few things about which we can brag Especially when everything you wear, own, and such Is summed up in your world in a bag. That’s how it is when you … Continue reading

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the love of a friend

Being alone in a world that seems not to care With no one to confide in or to get help from out there When the world seems to be coming to an end That’s when you really need the love … Continue reading

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the real deal

GIVE ME YOUR POOR, YOUR HUNGRY AND HUDDLED MASSES; THAT’S WHAT THE STATUE OF LIBERTY READS. THEN WHY DO WE HAVE SO MANY CLASSES, AND DISCRIMINATION ABOUT SEX, RACE AND CREEDS. THAT’S NOT WHAT THIS COUNTRY WAS MADE FOR, IT … Continue reading

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homeless

Homeless does not mean helpless as some people think. We are not all lunatics or alcoholics on the brink. Our lives have just been changed to a great degree, But we are still human beings if only you would see. … Continue reading

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