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Homeless In close proximity of the campfire, our mind as pallid as the grey of winter’s snow laden sky, we sit huddled: trying to erase the shivers of winters last frenzied blast, contemplating nothing more than the heat and the dance of the flames as they lick frozen fingers no longer wearing iced mittens. By: Debra Squyres 01/18/13

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  1. Date: 1/21/2013 11:40:00 AM
    Great poem about the homeless. I lived in Chicago for many years and saw a lot of them, warming themselves around a fire. I always helped whenever I could. Now they get morehelp from the Government. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 1:42:00 PM
    Within their souls they live together warming eachother against the weather. Humanity's cold icy stare just melts away when love they share. Blessed be the poor and lonely, for with God's love they're not the only. Awsome inspiration Debra. Love the narrow arrangement.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 4:26:00 AM
    Hi Debra this really warms with imagery, really cold here in england looking at the snow outside but warmed by the fire in your poem, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 4:43:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your poem, Debra! An excellent write that portrays a vivid scene. Going in my favs! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 3:44:00 PM
    Very poetic Debra, I could see the camp fire as I was reading it. My kind of poem. Hugs Anne.

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 3:17:00 PM
    im glad i stopped by this poem dear

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 2:58:00 PM
    This is an intense and immeasurable write my friend! I truly loved reading this amazing and incredible poem this evening! What an outstanding and collective piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 1:40:00 PM
    Just dreamy deb keep them coming. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/19/2013 12:07:00 PM
    I love it! It's interesting how the title changes the concept of this verse... it could be a romantic poem. Good one, Debra! Ruben.