Attention

November 27, 2007
By Christeena DeCheney, Muskegon, MI

The child’s dark brown eyes express sadness
But reveal no tears
His bare-feet
Standing alone on the hostile ground
With a broken heart
Beating through his slender chest
Filthy fingernails
Near his mouth
A homeless
Starving
Little boy
Cries out for one thing
Attention


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