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Homelessness MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   My home can be

everywhere

or nowhere.

My daily meals

consist

of anything or

nothing.

My knick-knacks

and baubles

are the clothes

I

wear.

My money

is

only what

others

give me.

I am a being.

I am human.

I am homeless.



If only people

could see

where I stand.

and

help me

through

this all.

Will this loneliness

ever end?

Will I begin

a

new life?

Does

anyone

care?

Because

I

am here.

I

am

real.

I

cannot

be ignored.

I am a person.

I am alive.

And...

I am homeless. n



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on May. 11 2010 at 11:15 am
chartothalatte GOLD, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
10 articles 1 photo 62 comments
yeah! we should homeless together, biffle. anyway. great poem, krista e. 5 stars!

on May. 11 2010 at 11:14 am
babymama888 SILVER, Shaker Heights, Ohio
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is there a reason for the miscellaneous n? haha but it was awesome i wish i were homeless... but not really. 

on May. 11 2010 at 10:32 am
WhoaJackJack BRONZE, Roslyn, New York
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Awesome! Check out my stories!!

 


on May. 11 2010 at 9:24 am
live,love,smoke420 BRONZE, Auburn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
life's a climb, but the views great.

i realy like this poem. i read it about five times. i hope that you have many other great poems that teen ink will submit.

on Apr. 22 2010 at 2:28 pm
Beautiful_Roses SILVER, Temple, Georgia
7 articles 0 photos 10 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life is fragile so please don't throw anything at it.

i think that this is the best poem ever. i hope you have many more

on Apr. 19 2010 at 5:15 pm
shelterisland GOLD, Montclair, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
-Biting's excellent. It's like kissing only there's a winner."-Doctor Who, The Tardis

beautiful.

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Apr. 19 2010 at 3:36 pm
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
11 articles 1 photo 307 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

this is beautiful. keep writing.

on Apr. 19 2010 at 9:15 am
Acalleq PLATINUM, Togiak, Alaska
22 articles 5 photos 146 comments

Favorite Quote:
you never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have

very deep, movinng. keep it up

on Mar. 28 2010 at 3:43 pm
christinjoy SILVER, Hephzibah, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
Breathe in experience, breathe out poetry.

Very honest very real.

 


inspir3d GOLD said...
on Mar. 28 2010 at 1:56 pm
inspir3d GOLD, Norcross, Georgia
11 articles 2 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
We're all just looking for attention, to be discovered overnight. We're all frustrated by the popular ones that claim the limelight before they fall to pieces. So many of us are stuck under the radar--what makes me different? You decide!

i agree w/ awesomeaugust!!!

the line breaks are really creative and make a way greater impact. nice!! :)


on Mar. 17 2010 at 9:28 am
This poem is heavy! I like how it tell how the homeles live and want help with their situation and would like to have people think about how they live.

on Mar. 11 2010 at 11:22 am
xxhollyxx BRONZE, Perth, Other
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Thanks for leaving a wee message :)

I read your poem- its beautiful.... <3

:)

julia_elg said...
on Mar. 8 2010 at 5:40 pm
julia_elg, Valley Village, California
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Favorite Quote:
"And of course there must be something wrong / In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost, "A Minor Bird"

Will do! ;)

on Mar. 8 2010 at 11:01 am
xxhollyxx BRONZE, Perth, Other
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I'm gonna go and read your poem :)

Well, i think i am really bad at writing.... but others disagree :L

I love taking photos, but its so annoying 'cause it takes ages to submit them onto this website..... :/ I've just put more on if you want to have a look.... (?)

(>.<)/

julia_elg said...
on Mar. 8 2010 at 1:58 am
julia_elg, Valley Village, California
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Favorite Quote:
"And of course there must be something wrong / In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost, "A Minor Bird"

I mostly write a lot of free verse, although I just submitted a poem that was really structured with a pretty intense rhyme scheme. It's actually been a while since I wrote a ton of poetry and fiction, and I recently started writing regularly again.

Are you a writer, too, or more a photography person? I saw you have some photos up, but then again, I have a couple photos on the site, and I don't consider myself a photographer at all. ;)

on Mar. 7 2010 at 1:04 pm
xxhollyxx BRONZE, Perth, Other
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haha- thats good..... i thought you were meaning me and i was like eek..... :)

what kind of poems do you write??

julia_elg said...
on Mar. 7 2010 at 1:01 pm
julia_elg, Valley Village, California
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Favorite Quote:
"And of course there must be something wrong / In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost, "A Minor Bird"

Haha no, I was actually talking to Tucker. It just bothers me when people get all rude and self-righteous about grammar and spelling. If it matters that much to you, why not channel that energy into making your own posts flawless? That's what I do. ;) There's really no need to be that rude, no matter how bad the typos or actual errors are.

on Mar. 7 2010 at 5:17 am
xxhollyxx BRONZE, Perth, Other
1 article 14 photos 58 comments
Who me??

:)

on Mar. 6 2010 at 7:57 pm
awesomeaugust GOLD, Boston, Massachusetts
10 articles 0 photos 176 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground"
~Theordore Roosevelt

The line breaks were very affective and I thought it was an overall very powerful poem although it did feel a bit like it hadn't been proof read or anything. But hten again sometimes poems are best when they are jsut raw emotion- great job! and keep writing

julia_elg said...
on Mar. 6 2010 at 6:18 pm
julia_elg, Valley Village, California
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Favorite Quote:
"And of course there must be something wrong / In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost, "A Minor Bird"

Some people *are* bad at spelling, but that looks more like a typo to me. By the way, if you're going to bash someone else's grammar and spelling, please at least make sure your own grammar and spelling are flawless.