Eric Cockrell

Who's Guilty? - Poem by Eric Cockrell

they busted a young man,
for stealing a couple packs
of meat at the grocery store,
and running...

but they stole his chances...
for a job, for an education,
for today, and for tomorrow!

now his wife and baby sit alone
in a bare apartment with no electricity...
they stole their hope!

who's guilty?

Comments about Who's Guilty? by Eric Cockrell

  • (4/20/2012 1:21:00 PM)

    A great poem, i've seen this happen, young men
    jailed for next to nothing. Some very bad things got
    done to these young men. A great write.
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  • Sharad Juneja (4/20/2012 9:50:00 AM)

    The hard life of a man who is unemployed.... nicely penned (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, April 20, 2012

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