Contagious

Seated on the sidewalk

near Harvard's CVS,

twig-slender, November-sad,

her cardboard sign

asks passersby: "got empathy?"

 

If only we could spread

the contagion of blessing

as easily as demagogues

their poisonous lies!





Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2019-09-11 at 08:43

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