lost

she was alone
in a world
that didn’t offer her a home
pregnant
sleeping on the street
when her “boy friend”
had an apartment
just a block away
one sometimes doesn’t
want to wake up
to a reality
too terrible
to ponder

kjg 734am 16 mar 2015

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