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Hopeless
by Jacqueline M. Baker

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A dark alley is your home.
Newspapers are your cover.
Do you remember where you came from?
Are you looking for your lover?

Longing to find your next drug fix.
Shivering and shaking from illness.
Do you remember making juice from a mix?
Don't you ever feel hopeless?

Your only job, prostitution.
Your child sits at home.
What about prosecution?
Will he be all alone?

You get paid a few dollars
and forget your baby's needs.
Your husband starts to holler
And beats you till you bleed.

When will you ever stop this?
Your causing so much pain.
Soon it will be your life you miss,
Your hopeless what is there to gain?




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Reviewed by Tim Horton (Reader) 11/24/2002
The things some do for that extra bit of money. It's their life, however they want to 'live' it is up to them. Great write!
Cheers,
Tim
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 11/24/2002
very sad
Reviewed by Dee C. 11/24/2002
Very poignant and riddled with truth. Very good write! ~ Dee
Reviewed by Suzie Fowler (Reader) 11/24/2002
YOU ARE AWESOME! Your writing has so much meaning. I can relate to a lot of what you say. You shure don't suger coat that shit and I admire your writing VERY MUCH!!!!

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