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Great Depression

The sun sets on the dark streets Tears leave eyes as they begin to grieve Life is hard for all But they struggle on, trying not to fall Food is scarce and people starve Words of emotion in walls are carved Houses are taken and the streets become home Bankruptcy evident from too many loans Whole families looking towards the sun Remembering the times when they use to have fun They pray together hoping for the best Saying the Great Depression is just God's test

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  1. Date: 4/2/2012 6:25:00 AM
    What a way to start a new week seeing all the comments made over the weekend to my poetry. Thank you ever so much for your kind words on my poetry William. It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 5:42:00 PM
    William, this is a very deep poem~ enjoyed~have a nice one ;-)* PD

  1. Date: 3/2/2012 12:02:00 PM
    Thank you for always sharing your excellent poetry with us here at PoetrySoup William. I hope you have a great weekend filled with inspiration. I will be back the first of the week and hope to see more of your poetry posted here to read. Love, Carol