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Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

These are poems about the homeless and the downtrodden, and poems about the need for compassion, kindness, understanding and tolerance.


Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

What good are your tears?
They will not spare the dying their anguish.
What good is your concern
to a child sick of living, waiting to perish?

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Poems about the Homeless and Homelessness
by Michael R. Burch

Homeless Us
by Michael R. Burch

The coldest night I ever knew
the wind out of the arctic blew
long frigid blasts; and I was you.

We huddled close then: yes, we two.
For I had lost your house, to rue
such bitter weather, being you.

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Voice
by Alyssa Lewis

A poem,
A poet.
A song,
A singer.
A sound,
An instrument.
A conversation,
An argument.

“Please just Listen to me!”

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Suspended In Thin Air
by Frangipani Retrograde

If you ain't got family
Damn (then?) you don't have anything


There's nobody home
But they're there just the same
Ghosts with eyes you can't see
Watching from the corners like creeps
It's so scary and it's shameful I wish I had a family who wanted me
Home, I just want to be home

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They say it's cold outside
by Author Reinvented

They say it's cold outside,
That the wind cuts like a knife.
Is it possible they lied?

I can't feel it.

They say its warm inside,
That home's where the heart
abides.
Am I frozen in time?

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Recent Neglect Poems
Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

These are poems about the homeless and the downtrodden, and poems about the need for compassion, kindness, understanding and tolerance.


Neglect
by Michael R. Burch

What good are your tears?
They will not spare the dying their anguish.
What good is your concern
to a child sick of living, waiting to perish?

......

Continue reading
Suspended In Thin Air
by Frangipani Retrograde

If you ain't got family
Damn (then?) you don't have anything


There's nobody home
But they're there just the same
Ghosts with eyes you can't see
Watching from the corners like creeps
It's so scary and it's shameful I wish I had a family who wanted me
Home, I just want to be home

......

Continue reading
Poems about the Homeless and Homelessness
by Michael R. Burch

Homeless Us
by Michael R. Burch

The coldest night I ever knew
the wind out of the arctic blew
long frigid blasts; and I was you.

We huddled close then: yes, we two.
For I had lost your house, to rue
such bitter weather, being you.

......

Continue reading
Voice
by Alyssa Lewis

A poem,
A poet.
A song,
A singer.
A sound,
An instrument.
A conversation,
An argument.

“Please just Listen to me!”

......

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drops
by Never Ever

running down her fingers
with a plunk
the hollow sound of a steel bucket
taking its first hit
steady dripping
plunk
turns into a steady ripple
over her full lower lip
a stream filling the bucket slowly
fighting evaporation

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