Tag Archive: homeless


Bunker Down

Mister negative
cashing his 30k
check.
Stock
piles
for the
day, while
gaining more,
and more.
Complaining,
of king
and castle.
In this, great
nation
of ours.
Clobbering
hopes,
dreams,
anything
that doesn’t
benefit,
his needs
his wants
for, he needs
what he wants.
His mouth,
full,
breaking bones,
of lost ones,
who-
gotta
getta
job.
No
good,
lazy
bums,
feeding
off,
Amerika.

Santa Barbara

Fear 
grips the city,
loose pipes,
leaking roofs,
holes in stairways
smoky airways.

Clear skies,
resplendent-
views
through
cluttered hedges.

Infested rooms,
scurrying,
here
          there
stench
so
sickening,
vile.
Absent
          headlines.
Nothing
done,
said-
ignored.

Why?
    Why?
Because-
This
    This,
is
P a r a d i s e.

Summer Fun

Walking.

Rain steams-
off
my
body.

Empty
beaches,
Bottles
strewn.

Closed
doors.
Silent
streets.

Droplets,
magnifying-
Human
debris.

Sky
fire
blinds.
Hides.
Distorts.

Passing
others-
huddled,
hidden.

Always
struggling,
grasping,
for
life.

Walking,
seeing-

Venice Beach