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Day 207/365 Be The Change

“There’s a homeless person, Mom. Are you going to give him some money?”

I was driving through Providence with one of my girls. She was sitting behind me in the back seat. 633 more words

Soul Food

Sandy wins lawsuit filed by panhandler over standing in street medians

SALT LAKE CITY — A federal judge has upheld an ordinance passed by Sandy designed to crack down on panhandling.

In a ruling obtained by FOX 13 on Thursday, U.S. 307 more words


Uptown (1987)

The warm summer nights

Beneath the flashing awning

Crowds, lines of moviegoers


The sweaty hustle

Street people making music

Making money, play


Children panhandling

Strutting through traffic, laughing… 39 more words


She Called Me Dad

A young Hispanic lady named Maria used to come sit across from my Spot about five or ten feet to my left.  Repeatedly, she would accost passersby, shouting “Fifty cents for a soda?  508 more words

Musical Theatre

Panhandling Meter to Help the Homeless

The Providence bus hub is in the center of town near shops, corporate offices, Burnside Park, restaurants, galleries, hotels, and other attractions. In bad weather it becomes an unofficial day shelter for homeless people, with the result that the whole area is a magnet for Rhode Islanders who need more help than a roof. 436 more words

My Pitch - Reiterated

Re-posted from the original ‘pitch’ of August 15th of this year.   Not one word has been changed.  Unfortunately, not much of anything else has changed either — yet.  

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Creative Process