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Homeless Man and His Dog

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Homeless Man and His Dog

throw him a nickle

maybe a dime

tell yourself he'll be fine


careful not to look into his eyes

he has feelings

an inconvenient surprise


by his side his loyal companion

a little dog he cannot abandon


throw them a nickle

maybe a dime

tell yourself they'll be just fine


you come home

turn on the light

surely they'll find shelter from the night


you take a shower 

and go to bed

but thoughts of them fill your head


so in your car you go to find

the sad little pair you left behind

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  1. Date: 9/25/2012 2:48:00 PM
    Hey! Thanks for stopping by... It's plain to see you write from the heart. If more would think & write like us,this world would be a better place. :o) Anne Lise- Is one of those people too.

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 12:27:00 PM
    There are many who have much and even more who have little. Very well written poem. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)