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  April 2019
volume 16 number 1
-table of contents-
  contributing poets
  Michelle Angelini
  luis cuauhtemoc berriozabal
  Jack G. Bowman
  Lynne Bronstein
  Deborah Edler Brown
  Anna Cates
  Beverly M. Collins
  Chella Courington
  David Flynn
  Paul Hellweg
  Glenn Ingersoll
  Scott C. Kaestner
  lalo kikiriki
  John Leonard
  Cynthia Linville
  Marieta Maglas
  Xavier McIves
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  bc petrakos
  Diana Rosen
  Walter Ruhlmann
  David Scriven
  Megha Sood
  Terrence Sykes
  Perry Terrell
  Tim Tipton
  Davide Trame
  Roman Tunkel
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Perry Terrell
April 2019



art by sonjaye maurya

    Perry Terrell is an advocate for the homeless, and has been published in the Street Spirits Magazine, which is sold by the homeless. He reads, reviews, edits, and publishes the manuscripts of his colleagues.




Ten homeless people asked me for money the other day
As I traveled to and fro
One man moved to another spot and asked me twice
But I gave each person a dollar

I was looking for the thrift store that sells clothes for a dollar each piece
I was approached so many times
That I never made it there

I only had ten dollars and a bus token
And was down to my last two dollars

As I took the next to the last bus
That I needed to get home
I gave away my last two dollars and some change

Then walked eight blocks to my dwelling place

In the rain.

copyright 2019 Perry Terrell