Category Archives: hunger

Homeless senryu

People on the street, homeless, jobless … how do they manage? Living in tents or shacks, wet, cold, hungry. The homeless are a real concern for me, for municipalities and, at last possibly, national politicians … loose change in his … Continue reading

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Considering Gifts

Choosing gifts for people can be a real headache: what do they like? what would they most appreciate? do they need clothes? want books? DVDs? the list of choices is endless … A CONSIDERING GIFTS shall I offer words hanging … Continue reading

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Ignorance

There are times when what I don’t know bothers me: my lack of experience, and naivety. All I can do is knit scarves for the homeless, give to the foodbank … make others aware … write about what I imagine … Continue reading

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The Address

I’m sure we’ve all seen sleeping bags under bridges, in culverts, people dossed down in doorways. Does giving money help? Or is a smile, a greeting, enough? Low-cost housing in every city on the continent would help … THE ADDRESS … Continue reading

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Starlight

Not everyone can buy gifts or look forward to a family gathering. Some people will be cold and hungry through the dark time of the year. But sharing a smile, a touch, a coffee, a greeting, small gestures can warm … Continue reading

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Day and Night

Thanksgiving comes up in ten days and I’ve been thinking about those who are homeless and hungry while I have so much. There’s so little I can do: give to the local Foodbank, knit scarves … A A DAY AND … Continue reading

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