Jac Harper

Sydney Central Train Station - Poem by Jac Harper

I arrive between 7 and 8 am and step onto the platform

I move purposefully toward the main entry and exit

Suddenly a tired face appears, stark in front of me

He looks hungry and when he asks for spare change

I immediately offer him my lunch (home made with organic ingredients of-course)

His eyes are sad as they meet mine

'I just need to get some alcohol into me'

I give him two small gold coins for which he blesses me.

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Description of an honest interaction with another human being.

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  • (1/29/2013 3:37:00 PM)

    This poem echoes the subway/train/bus system the world over. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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