Over-Stuffed Cart

Poetic travels in homelessness

Mark Tulin
Mar 21 · 1 min read
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I push an over-stuffed cart
with memories,
from a time
before I lost my home
and sanity

On the brick sidewalk
where I now travel,
I wheel a garage-full
of ladders, bicycle tires,
and bottles I’ll never fill

I move past people,
I’ll never know,
and stores with clothes,
I’ll never wear

I roll past stories,
I’ll never hear,
laughter and good times,
I’ll never share

But if I push far enough,
I will find a reprieve,
and be free
of life’s inequities

My name is someday
and my field of dreams
is right here
in front of me
All I have to do is push.

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Mark Tulin

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A California writer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Short Stories. https://crowonthewire.com

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