Homeless | Teen Ink


February 11, 2011
By midnitewanderer GOLD, West Des Moines, Iowa
midnitewanderer GOLD, West Des Moines, Iowa
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Favorite Quote:
Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do.
John Wooden
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Bright green eyes bore into my head
and imprint into my memory,
she was a girl,
just barely twelve,
lying on the streets,
all alone,
with no coat,
it’s winter now,
her flesh is cold,
her heart is frozen,
her eyelashes catch the snow
and turn to tears
that freeze everlasting
on her cheeks,
her hair is wet, wild and black,
straggly and covering her face,
my heart cries out just
as i pass by,
what awful and
cruel person I must be,
but did you stop?
woe is me,
so i ran back
and threw her a coin.

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on Sep. 20 2012 at 12:54 pm
leaveyourdoubts_sky SILVER, Orland Hills, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
-Know that you could set your world on fire if you are strong enough to leave your doubts. *-Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes.

Very good message, keep writing on, it's incredible :)

on Dec. 21 2011 at 11:40 pm
Anonymous_7 SILVER, Branson, Missouri
6 articles 0 photos 118 comments

Favorite Quote:
-The only time you can get away with murder is when writing a book!

love it! you are a very talented writer. This is so discriptive, your heart is really torn in two when you hear about the girl. Thanks for commenting on my work!

on Dec. 1 2011 at 3:02 pm
SweetDarkness PLATINUM, Merced, California
22 articles 0 photos 23 comments

Favorite Quote:
"After rain comes a rainbow."
"All we can do is hope for a better tomorrow."
"An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind." -Gandhi
"an illusion can only last so long before it gives up its secrets."

oh my gosh! This a beautiful poem. It shows that in a way you truely do care about humanity. If it were me i would have stopped and said hello. Thanx for posting on my work^-^