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Lowlife

by Chris Sorrenti


every morning I pass the Legal Aid office
on the way to work
at 7AM
a line already formed outside

the riffraff of society
lowlifes unable to afford a lawyer

that’s the way I always saw them

till one day found myself
having also to pass through that door

though purposely waiting till 10 o’clock
so that the rush hour traffic passing by
had cleared
and I could immediately go inside


© 2005

60 hits as of October 2019

08/13/2019

Posted on 08/13/2019
Copyright © 2019 Chris Sorrenti

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Brian Francis on 08/13/19 at 05:19 PM

Nice reflection upon hipocacy of our human nature. well done.

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