Joseph Tanner

Rookie - 118 Points (29/01/1982 / United Kingdom)

Spare Any Change? - Poem by Joseph Tanner

Spare any change for drink and drugs,
That is what you’re thinking!
Don’t spare a thought where he lay tonight.
Spending his life wondering where he going,
Knowing tomorrow will come with grief.
Don’t spare a thought to his blight,
Looking down on him,
Some demons never go away.
Running through life with fear,
A story to be told,
No one to listen.
A position no one wants to be in.
Imagine for a second if life dealt you a cruel blow,
Could you cope any better?
Not having what we hold so dear.
If you can’t spare any change,
Spare a thought,
Do not judge,
For you make me sick.

Comments about Spare Any Change? by Joseph Tanner

  • (1/8/2006 4:17:00 PM)

    This is a wonderfully thoughtful poem Joseph. Very nice. I always feel so bad for homeless people because it's so easy for people to say ''get a job! '' but, you can't get a job without a home and you can't get a home without a job..........sometimes they just have nowhere to turn. Very good poem. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 8, 2006

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