Treasure Island

Leonard Dabydeen


Ironic Beggar


How
Daunting
This picture
On the one hand
Cigarette burns and the other open.

His eyes peering at the empty sidewalk
And his stomach
Cries for a
Morsel
Food.

Submitted: Monday, September 16, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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Poverty. Homeless people. Hungry.

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