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
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