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Homelessness MAG

By Anonymous

   My home can be


or nowhere.

My daily meals


of anything or


My knick-knacks

and baubles

are the clothes



My money


only what


give me.

I am a being.

I am human.

I am homeless.

If only people

could see

where I stand.


help me


this all.

Will this loneliness

ever end?

Will I begin


new life?






am here.






be ignored.

I am a person.

I am alive.


I am homeless. n

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Myeshia BRONZE said...
on Apr. 6 2011 at 9:55 am
Myeshia BRONZE, Sanford, Florida
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this is amazing !

on Mar. 20 2011 at 7:17 pm
Robert_Nestegard, Ogden, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
I would rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not.

This is amazing! It really hit home for me. I had been homeless with my older brother for 2 years couch surfing and worrying about where I would get my next meal. Keep writing I look forward to seeing more of your work.


on Mar. 19 2011 at 7:44 am
HorseLover SILVER, Dallas, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat."~Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist

This article really made me think about homlessness. Thanks for the thought!! This article is amazing!!!

l.iney DIAMOND said...
on Mar. 15 2011 at 7:54 pm
l.iney DIAMOND, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
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This really amazing and i absolutly love it

ps please try to read some of my stuff

on Mar. 15 2011 at 7:02 pm
ripvansprinkle, West Chester, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Smash the mirrors but avoid the pieces." - B. McNally

LOVE this poem especially the last few lines! AMAZING!  Cant wait to read more from you!!! :P

on Mar. 15 2011 at 5:01 pm
silence-is-loud GOLD, Chicago, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:

Awwww :( Love this poem... You are in my prayers.

on Feb. 21 2011 at 8:31 pm
Dallywood45 SILVER, Miles, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
"Life is nothing but the echo of joy disappearing into the deep chasm of misery."

Very good and expressive. Keep up the good work =]

on Feb. 21 2011 at 1:07 am
i can relate im 19 and and homeless havent had a hot meal in awhile  so whoever made this i give mad props it touched me

Sackfiddiler said...
on Feb. 10 2011 at 5:42 am
Okay i love sacks! okay?!

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on Feb. 10 2011 at 5:39 am

on Feb. 10 2011 at 5:34 am
Anyone up for a ebony shlong fest? :)

on Jan. 30 2011 at 2:02 pm
forloveofart BRONZE, Waddy, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
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I really really like this.  The beginning was my favorite, before the shift, but it was a good peice as a whole.  I especially like the repitition, it added alot.  Good job!

on Jan. 30 2011 at 12:50 pm
PerfectMGymnast DIAMOND, Parker, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't leap you'lll never know what it's like to fly"

his poem was very well written and very powerful! btw if you get the chance could you take a look at my poems such as A Mirror Image and The Sinners Confession (and comment and rate them????)  it would be greatly appreciated!! THANKS!

on Jan. 19 2011 at 1:12 pm

A truly powerful poem  that displays the soul and spirit of being homeless


:) :( :-  :0 :/ ;?


on Jan. 8 2011 at 10:24 pm
ElijahN PLATINUM, Livonia, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"only after you've lost everything, that you're free to do anything."-Tyler Durdan -Fight Club-

Umm. It's alright. A lot of metaphors or imagery would have helped but it's very thought-provoking. I like it.

on Jan. 8 2011 at 5:20 pm
Writergrl96 BRONZE, Claymont, Delaware
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Favorite Quote:
Be not afraid of greatness. So are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Good I really enjoyed it.  It was simple but so very true.  Keep writing your style is really interesting and enjoyable to read.

on Jan. 8 2011 at 3:07 pm
the-girl-on-fire BRONZE, Castle Rock, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever said sunshine is happiness has never danced in the rain.

Great piece of work keep writing

ohnoclo BRONZE said...
on Jan. 8 2011 at 12:37 pm
ohnoclo BRONZE, Midland, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"May you always have enough happiness to keep you bright, enough trials to keep you strong, enough success to keep you eager, enough faith to give you courage, enough determination to make each day a better day."

Lovely. Totally and brutally honest. It's refreshing.

on Dec. 17 2010 at 8:36 pm
JaimeNichole SILVER, Trenton, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Life is a lie. Reality is an illusion. And sanity is insanity in disguise.

Very real, very true. Keep writing. Please check out some of my work, I'll do the same

teenpoet8 said...
on Dec. 17 2010 at 2:55 pm
wow.  this is so deep.....check out my best work, a poem called oxygen.  its on my page.  anyone who likes this will like oxygen...