Jon Edward Walker

Rookie (6-26-1980 / othello)

Karma - Poem by Jon Edward Walker

my friends a junkie now
one year ago he
was a husband
with a 2 year old kid
an apartment and sometimes
a smile on his face
now his child and wife
are homeless living in a van
and tonight,
staying in my spare bedroom
if she didn’t have a cat
they could stay here a while
Paul’s gone,
Seattle or down south or wherever
he is,
he’s gone.
I saw him a month or so back
at the homeless shelter,
I eat there sometimes
he looked like hell
and couldn’t hardly talk to me
his daughter’s name is

Comments about Karma by Jon Edward Walker

  • (12/6/2005 4:11:00 PM)

    it can't get much more ironic than that, can it?

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  • (12/5/2005 5:39:00 PM)

    That last line is a cracker Jon. 10 from told ya so Tai (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 5, 2005

Poem Edited: Monday, December 5, 2005

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