Sleeping Homeless

 

Plastic bag pillows

and newspaper blankets.

Flies on dog shit and puke

on the wingtips of seagulls.

Asleep in a bus stop bedroom,

Yet birthed from the same soil

as giant sequoias

Your roots run deep with dreams.

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Outdoor Homeless Encampment in Rochester, NY. Photo by George Cassidy Payne

 

 

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