Homeless

By Annette Marie Hyder

Bread in his fist
is dinner for two
under the bridge
away from the new
cars that preen by him
stopping once in a while
to furtively butter
his fist with a pile
of cash that is spare change
they fork it into his spoon
of need and neglect
while he hopes to soon
trade his spoon for a knife
to cut into bite size
his underdone life.

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  1. Unemployment benefits extension

    Link to YouTube Banker, teacher, civil engineer… This video, Ryan Star’s Breathe, is about the jobless in the United States. It features real people who have lost their jobs and at the website about this video, breathe4jobs, you can click on the images of every single person featured in the video and find out more information about them and their job search experience.While congress debates (hedges, shuffles and weasels around the subject) an unemployment bill (H.R.3548) that would bring much needed relief to the 15 million officially unemployed Americans (source: The Wall Street Journal), observers note that the …

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