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  57.     

The Smell

Poverty exudes odors
Desperation takes on hues
Uncertainty loudly clamours
Homeless move about
In a cacophony of sound
Illness of the street people
Odors abound
Fear of future flattens
Death of innocence cries loud
Odors of the madness
Smell of poverty abounds
Senses acutely caressing
Filth of necessities sins
Odors changing futures
Individuals meld in sound
Poverty exudes odors
Ignorance carries loud
Smell of desperation
No matter the flattened feelings
Horror of distorted senses
Keeps the homeless
In storms
Odors abound
 
james smallwood

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  58.     

poverty is a gift

Father - poverty is a gift
Ask any bird taking a rain bath
Son, don't make me laugh
There's nothing but rain
Poverty isn't a gift
There's nothing but pain
So, fasten your reigns
Ride for them riches today
Don't live by wages daily
Paid only monthly
Father - poverty is a gift
Son, nothing is ever enough
Just ask your mum.
 
Mark Heathcote

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  59.     

Generous Poverty

Generous Poverty -
rebellion of the spirit
against selfishness and greed.
Every selfless donation
replacing the thinning blanket of material security
with a tightly woven spiritual cloak
of right and wrong.
Generous poverty -
Acknowledging mans equality
comes from the shared miracle of life,
not differing lifestyles.
Personal hardship and challenge
are not the cost of generosity,
but the unrequested reward of
Life’s poverty.
 
Suu Casey Young

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Rousseau Goes Zen

Give me back my poverty
Said Jean Jacques drifting through the trees
Possessions are not liberty
Give me back my poverty
This myth of private property
Will bring the species to its knees
Give me back my poverty
Said Jean Jacques drifting through the trees
 
M Barton

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