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Cardboard Box

Poetry By: angellynn
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The homeless are growing rapidly.Due to economics, job loss,Mental and physical disabilities.People, if we cant give them money.At least give them a cardboard box with a blanket or two in it.


Submitted:Dec 22, 2008    Reads: 1,599    Comments: 13    Likes: 5   


Cardboard Box

I want to cry when I see him

picking through the garbage bins

Glad when he finds a piece of clothes

joyful for aluminum cans

He stands in line for hours

just to get a decent meal

Then he returns to his cardboard box

when he`s got his fill

Safe within his cardboard box

a blanket and a prayer

He dreams a dream to be anywhere

Anywhere but there

Angellynn





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