Tagged: struggle

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Every Day

Everyday Poems   The everyday struggle to fend for oneself. The everyday struggle to breathe. The everyday struggle to clear out heads. The everyday struggle to speak. The everyday struggle to see the world...

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The Weight

I was hollow shadows holding onto four hours of sleep and Ambien, wearing sunglasses inside, under excruciatingly dim lights. My eye sockets sinking into my cheekbones. People would visit my mom’s hospital room with...

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Dirty Blood

My blood is dirty. I drag out. Past my anger and apprehension, 2 steps. To the neighbor’s house with a bottle of Manischewitz, Sorry for the noise. He smiles. 12 steps. Past the razor...

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Troubling Times

Turning the channel, observing the news I hear Tragedies, desperations forming plenty of fear Folks losing jobs, can’t make ends meet Living carries a price that’s above people’s reach This economy plagues only uncertainty...

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Struggle

How do I make a dollar out of fifteen cents? I need that dollar to pay the rent. Everyday I go to work and it’s a struggle. I have mouths to feed and bills...