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Poem: To Ponder Being Homeless

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

Poem Summary

To ponder being homeless is a poem depicting her in a living situation where she's not sure if she really has a place to call home. She holds onto a fear that any day she may need to pack up & leave behind the place she calls home. Her heart is dampened as she tries to make the most of each second.

"Temporary Home - by Carrie Underwood""

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To Ponder Being Homeless

His harsh spoken words,
"This is my house. I live here,"
cuts through her like a knife, implying she does not.


It's a crushing feeling
that dampens her heart,
realizing any day
she may need to pack up,
leaving the place she calls home behind.


She holds her tears back
as a rage burns deep inside,
hiding her true feelings
as she holds onto the fear,
of being homeless.


The day turns into night
the night into day
as she walks in a mist of confusion,
in a daze
making the most of what each second offers.

"Bluebird - by Miranda Lambert"

© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on January 10, 2021:

How one feels when he is not sure he has a place to call home.