James Davis uses poetry to describe the experience of being unsheltered and vulnerable while on a park bench.
James Davis uses poetry to describe the collective experience at SOME.
Here is A gallery, Its cold pale walls Hung with Trembling parallelograms Of vibrant color Depicting Whirling spaceships, summer mountain scenes, High-kicking dancers In swirling skirts, … Read more »
It all means Nothing Says a book I read And I walk through summery air Watching the women In their frocks of color, Buttercup, rose,… Read more »
The National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness (NSCAHH) works with a coalition of students and community members across the country to end hunger and homelessness through… Read more »
While most emergency homeless shelters are focused on providing a safe place to stay at night, Rachael’s Women’s Center helps fill a need for services… Read more »
After spending 10 years in prison, I was released at the beginning of 2003. While I didn’t leave empty-handed, the $200 gate money I received (about double what… Read more »
I am a forgotten one Though you see me each day On random street corners And in the parks that are your playgrounds. My… Read more »
Dance Recital Five weary, famished men, Standing in a ragged line Stare As she dances Along the gray stone wall Of the church … Read more »
Ingredients: 16 oz. penne pasta. 4 tbsp. oil. 4 garlic cloves, crushed. 1 lb.sausage (Italian or chicken with roasted red peppers). 2 green peppers, sliced…. Read more »
In the wide open areas of Patterson Park, Located in Balitmore’s Dundalk community, As men and women, young and old, make their way pass picnic tables and tennis… Read more »
Dear Fred, What do homeless people do when employers ask for addresses and phone numbers from them, since they don’t have a permanent address or… Read more »
Last night I dreamt of peering through a window of a gray stone cottage, the room within, suffused with warm glowing light. Along the walls,… Read more »
The day’s mood of gloom disperses as the watery sun fades into dreamy twilight. Cool soft mist pervades the evening Still broke & lonely I… Read more »
Dr. Kim Luu, who was once a respectable and upstanding professional in his community, has now found himself amongst the down and out, the homeless,… Read more »
Essays written by children who are a part of the Project Northstar homeless tutoring program.
Ingredients: 2T.oil 1tsp. minced garlic 2 tsp. curry powder 1 lb. chicken breast 2 carrots 1 onion 1 green pepper 2 celery stalks 6 oz…. Read more »
In my early wake I feel a shake, It’s a police officer, He demands to know my name, He orders me to show ID to… Read more »
So you’ve just become homeless. You’re traumatized, confused, scared, ashamed, and paralyzed by the wave of emotions that come crashing around you. The despair has… Read more »
A poem by David Harris depicting the experience of a beggar.