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  April 2019
volume 16 number 1
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Perry Terrell
April 2019
   

 

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    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.

   

 

Exercise

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