Poem| A Common Man's Love Story
fighting the demons of bills, of food, of life. slippers and a jacket at a thrift store. I hide behind a trashcan of dreams. known only by my photo ID. but soon resumes her feast.
Everyone thought he was dirt poor
**This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that were witnessed firsthand by me; used with permission. Living in a small town you quickly get to know everyone around you, including the people who live on the street. One such man we’ll call Sam was quite elderly and wore the same pair of overalls every day. If you got too close you might wonder if that was all he owned and you might wish you hadn’t been downwind of him.
Poem| We were Born to Clap
Context of this satirical Poem: I request all the people of the First World to read this poem in the context of government policies. I love the people, but I think I've the right to criticize the policies of war by the governments. Enjoy!
Report Reveals Stress Levels By State
Can the state you live in impact your stress level? The answer may surprise you!. WalletHub compared the 50 states and found some scored higher in stress than others. Four main factors were observed: work, money, family, and health-and-safety related stress.
How I Ended Up Homeless in High School As a 4.0 Student in Bellingham, WA
My Story of Trauma, Survival, and Redemption. Disclosure: I've included affiliate links in this story to the books I've mentioned, including my own. I earn a small commission if you make a purchase.
Poor People's March
Poor People's MarchRichard Aberdeen / www.FreedomTracks.com. The Nashville lunch counter sit-ins, which lasted from February 13 to May 10, 1960, were part of a deliberate effort to end racial segregation at lunch counters in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The sit-in campaign, coordinated by the Nashville Student Movement and the Nashville Christian Leadership Council, was notable for its early success and its emphasis on disciplined nonviolence. It was part of a broader sit-in movement that spread across the southern United States in the wake of the Greensboro sit-ins in North Carolina.
Homeless Vet and His Personal Battle
Due to Covid his surgery has been pushed back, once again. Ricky Andrews is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Today he is homeless. He is to have kidney surgery in April as he has kidney cancer. His surgery was pushed back due to the vast amount of Covid cases over-taking hospitals. He tells me he is in a lot of pain and terrible pain in his back. He had signed himself into Suicide Prevention Centers 3 times now. They usually sent him out back to the streets in 3 days.
Farmers Will Be Incentivized To Donate Produce To Feed the Hungry if This Bill Advances Through Florida’s Senate
A Republican Senator, Jason Brodeur of Sanford is sponsoring new legislation under SB1832 which successfully passed the first of three hurdles of approval on Wednesday January 26.
Learning about the Country Life of Relatives Taught Me How Rich and Blessed They Are
I remember as a child when we used to go with our parents to visit our relatives way up in the mountains. We lived in Puerto Rico and our relatives lived in Las Piedras about 2000 feet above sea level. They were a family of seven children and the parents—nine all living under the same roof. Their living quarters comprised three open-plan shacks. The first one was the living room. It had a 13” black-and-white TV on a small side table and a ripped-up couch. They divided the second one into two bedrooms. One with four full-size beds and the other with one queen-size bed. The third shack was the dining room and kitchen. Then there was an outhouse. Also, they bathed in the river or gathered water in buckets and brought it to the house to bathe in an outdoor area enclosed with zinc panels.
What are the Poorest Neighborhoods in New York City?
We recently reviewed the most dangerous areas in New York City, highlighting the top 5. But have you ever thought of the most income-insecure area in NYC?. We all know areas like Tribeca, Soho, Upper East Side, and others when it comes to wealth. They are portrayed in countless movies and TV shows, including the famous "Sex and the City" series. However, we don't always stop to think about low-income individuals' lives.