Walking Barefoot in the CIty

April 15, 2013
By ilikeearth SILVER, Mission, Texas
ilikeearth SILVER, Mission, Texas
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I had never understood the fool.
Until I saw him
Walking barefoot in the city.
Pale and crippled
Smoking a cigarette.


The author's comments:
This poem is about a man I saw, in his twenties, walking barefoot in downtown San Antonio. He was in crutches and looked like he was addicted to drugs. I felt sorry for him, so I wrote his story down.

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