Monday, July 1, 2013

Down and Out

by Maggie Grinnell

A full figured short woman in a black cape stole a bag of chips
from the deli wearing no shoes.
A man who lost his job and wife to drugs now receives welfare
checks that the deli owner holds for him.
A woman spots a lady and her three young children who looked
hungry wandering the streets. She went to buy food and when she returned,
they were gone.
A middle aged man faints everyday at the local hospital just to get a hot
Homeless people are just us at our lowest point.

Maggie Grinnell is a published author of children's picture books, poetry and short suspense stories. Her words come from the heart. To get to know more about her and see her works, visit her website at

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