Artist and vendor Laticia Brock uses poetry to memorialize her friend Miss Bobbie.
Artist/vendor Ronald Smoot shares the love he had for his dog as a child.
In a poem, artist/vendor Ibn Hipps shares his thoughts about hell.
Behind the plastic picket fence Epitaphs that make no sense When Sawhain rears its scabrous head We rejoice that we’re not dead! ___________________ The ancient… Read more »
No, I’m not talking about baseball. Your sales pitch could be lame, so-so, great or magical. I put a lot of thought into my pitches…. Read more »
When we were last with Gerald in his hometown of New Orleans, he was on the streets again, kickin’ it with his new friend Minew… Read more »
I passed out (from what I later learned was very high blood pressure) at the McPherson Square bus stop. Someone called 911. When I opened… Read more »
Six years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. From that point on, I have been going with her to some of her doctor’s… Read more »
This is the story of a Puerto Rican who is homeless in D.C., or “homefree,” as I would prefer to be considered. Directly from the… Read more »
Home is not where the heart is at Because if you’re unhappy in your home Then your keys will never become a set. So try… Read more »
It’s only because of my faith It’s only because I won’t fuss It’s only because I can’t cuss It’s only because I must believe “Still… Read more »
I love that away blue the Nats wear; it seems to keep them true. That home red used to be alright before these MAGA hats… Read more »
Now let me tell you about the W Even my city starts with a W Where we don’t take Ls Only Ws They say we… Read more »
The morning after The Nationals won the World Series, I went to work on my corner. Like every day, I aimed to give my customers… Read more »
Proverbs 3:7 says “Be not wise in thine own eyes, fear the Lord, and depart from evil.” The antidote to the poison of arrogance is… Read more »
In this life, we’re gonna have some good times and some bad times. That’s just the way it is. You can’t go over it and… Read more »
Street Sense Media vendor and artist Reginald Black discusses how despite the National’s victory, the majority of D.C. still struggles.
Multiple Street Sense vendors give their opinions on bench removal in the downtown area.
Victor came slow but sure in our town Your town, my town, and Nats town Rendon sure, Soto pure; Or so we’d like to think…. Read more »
A DC street paper vendor shares what it’s like to experience homelessness.