Tag Archives: homeless

Let me cry

I can’t get the stench out of my hair and my clothes the rubberish burn composting bananas and soup bones and lettuce and feces   the man tearing off labels of  plastic bottles to sell     the wet naked … Continue reading

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Make me a fool

make me be a clown a beggar a fool a drunk who swings at the air   i will applaud the laughing the mockery the scorn if it will reveal the real face of Jesus   who had a thing for wine … Continue reading

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The poverty of Christmas

I took a walk downtown Seattle at noon today. It is Christmas Eve. I have been feeling a bit broken, in need of some mending. I was hoping for words, smiles, dancing children, a street musician or two, maybe a … Continue reading

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