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Navillus Tam


Beggars of Leon


God in the landscape
Devil's on the pavement
A baby, dirty beggar
Nobody's gonna save him

His face smeared with dirt
Caked from days ago
A shadow in our footsteps
Nobody wants to know

We've got places to go

Bed sheet made of cardboard
Mattress made of stone
Shelter on a doorstep
Another night alone

Not a normal place for
A boy yet fully grown
Just another night
For the beggars of Leon

We've got places to go

Submitted: Friday, November 20, 2009

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