A homeless man crosses his heart with pain
heels wearing thin. Each step
groans across another block, two bags
of donated clothes heavy
hunger gnawing as he
joins a flood of Christmas joy
pretends he's part of the excitement
shoes slapping, heart pounding
bags lighter with each new fantasy.
Richard L. Provencher
My wife, Esther and I are "born-again" and enjoy sharing our writing. It is a Christian Outreach for us. Our E-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org. You are invited to visit our website at: www.wsprog.com/rp/. We live in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. Please pray for peace in the world.