Friday, December 17, 2010

Waiting for shelter

This woman with her clothes
too small too short too thin
a decade out of style
holds her coat together
with a safety pin.  She smiles.
No wind no rain
at least two hours of sun remain
before the dark door opens
and she wears her chains.

Photo from Hadassah28's photostream at Flickr.

1 comment:

Mo said...

Wow. that is so intense and beautiful. it makes me speechless. and wistful, that i could help.