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Comments about Roger Hawcroft
A hard day done I longed to be
at home with wife and family
but from a doorway came a cry
a call I couldn't dismiss, deny
I faltered then before going by
An old man calls, before I pass
"here, you got a smoke or bit of cash? '
it's quite a while since I last ate"
my ‘social conscience' took the bait
it was darker now and getting late
I even felt some fear inside
And wondered if a ruse might hide
Some mean companion in the night
I almost turned to cowardly flight
But somehow I controlled my fright
My social conscience almost ...