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City Life

Rating: 5.0

Looking around I feel a sorrow
Not everyone is living for tomorrow
People are just trying to survive
Some needing a second chance to thrive.

A homeless girl stands alone at the end of the street,
Flogging 'The Big Issue' so that she can eat.
Her eloquent eyes are so easy to read,
She doesn't want pity, your cash is all she'll need

This material world has got so damn greedy,
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Saturday, July 12, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: government,homelessness,life,loneliness
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM

Beautiful poem. So enjoyable it is.100+++++++

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John Beaton 29 August 2018

Heartfelt sentiment and images to match. Reminds me of Cat Stevens's Streets of London.

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Geraldine 16 September 2018

Thank you John.

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Jazib Kamalvi 08 October 2017

A great start with a nice poem, Geraldine. You may like to read my poem, Love and Lust. Thanks

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Margaret Moran 13 July 2014

A good description of the place of greed in today's world and of what it is doing to people!

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