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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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