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Will anyone hear a silent plea?

Of course they can’t

If too blinded to see,

The weary eyes

Of the “Military Titan”

Whose frozen damp fingers grasp a sign to enlighten, 69 more words

Poetic Thoughts

Ontario government spending $1.3M on London poverty reduction programs

Four London organizations will be getting a piece of a $16-million local poverty reduction fund, earmarked by the province.

At a Friday announcement, Deputy Premier Deb Matthews said $1.3 million would be going to the London Family Court Clinic, Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness in London, London District Catholic School Board, and M’Wikwedong Native Cultural Resource Centre. 380 more words


The Opioids, Fentanyl  Crisis in Canada

For a number of days The National was reporting on the drug problem Canada is currently facing, I was dismayed of what I heard, or to say it differently, about what was missed. 201 more words


Ghosts Upon A Stage

Around them lie the feasts of Christmas
like ghosts upon a stage,
beyond the hand of the huddled listless,
displaced and disengaged.
About them and without them, their society… 85 more words


The number of homeless people in Cardiff is on the rise

This is data journalism student Dan Clark’s first in a series of investigative pieces for We Are Cardiff: looking into the number of homeless people in Cardiff. 653 more words

The City

Who are "the homeless"?

This week I participated in four Thanksgiving observances. While I was honored to speak at two, the one that touched me most deeply was a lunch in honor of and for “the homeless.” 386 more words