Tag Archives: poverty

In A Cold Place

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #338 Words:  hazy, home, earth, rasping, holy, poverty, saint, crazy, frozen, rope, folded, gusts Poverty entered every fold of their cold lives, freezing lines on faces into tight frowns. Wind gusts whistled through insufficient … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1333 – José’s Sandals (A Christmas Tale from Paulo Coehlo) On Christmas Day, a special boy learns the true meaning of gift-giving. silence a new king is born love came to the world © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Riches

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Wealth The subject of Wealth is today’s topic: whatever wealth means to us. “To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace”–Confucius Weekend Glory By Maya Angelou Some clichty folks don’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Roadside Beggar

Written for:  Carpe Diem #607, Roadside Beggar (by Nana Fredua-Agyeman) Write a poem in the same tone, sense, and spirit. looking at the sun for a silver coin – roadside beggar © Nana Fredua-Agyeman Seeking sustenance Hand-lettered sign held close Homeless … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged ,