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A Grey Day

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A Grey Day

a grey day
with grey rain
steady drizzle
drip, drip
from the tip
of his nose
shoes squelch
in puddles
as he walks
hunched over
heavy-hearted
legs of lead
another day gone
racked with pain
he crawls under
a plastic-covered
cardboard box
sits on
today’s news
home again

Photo: hubpages.com

©DGA 14.09.2010

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

22 thoughts on “A Grey Day

  1. Possibly your best to date!

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  2. Gee, thanks Cindy! 😀

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  3. Very touching…you are gifted in being able to express your empathy so well. The thought of that little kid wandering in the slums will be lingering in my mind for a while…

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  4. Breaks my heart to read this, heart-wrenching but you have depicted it to perfection in this one Adee. xx

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  5. You’ve highlighted the plight of the shack dwellers perfectly, Adee. It breaks my heart to see so many people still living like this.

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    • It must be a terrible life to lead and I don’t think any inroads are being made into providing better shelter for these people. Thanks for the comment Halfy.

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  6. wow. a rather bleak picture you paint…which stirs the compassion….

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  7. Tremendously Touching!

    Such Heart-Wrenching Images…

    When will we change this?

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  8. I like the way I saw this one played out. Thank you. Hope all is well. :ccol:

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  9. This is a nice blog, Going On.

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  10. I usually don’t post in Blogs but your blog forced me to, amazing work.. beautiful …

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  11. Brilliant article bro. This unique is just a totally nicely structured posting, just the important information I was hunting regarding. Cheers

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  12. Wow! This really is 1 of the most beneficial blogs I’ve ever occur across on this subject. Merely Amazing

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