Eric Cockrell


30 Days - Poem by Eric Cockrell

poor man talking this morning,
told me his insurance lapsed...
he went up and reinstated....
but they took his tag for 30 days....

makes about 8.50 an hour,
the only job he can find...
now he's afraid he's gonna lose it....
cant get to work for 30 days....

living on the edge....
good people, hard lives....
just trying to get by....
30 days, God only knows!


Comments about 30 Days by Eric Cockrell

  • Bronze Star - 2,966 Points Smoky Hoss (3/12/2013 5:55:00 PM)

    the working folks song; so well stated Eric. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,432 Points Sally Plumb Plumb (2/6/2012 8:11:00 AM)

    Hard times that I think you understand. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 43,772 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (1/29/2012 9:41:00 PM)

    living on the edge....
    good people, hard lives....
    just trying to get by....
    30 days, God only knows! .. hard feelings but rality.. good poem...10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 19, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 19, 2011


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