The Salesman

Be careful of your steps for you never know who’s path they will cross.

A.j Thomas
Published in
5 min readFeb 24, 2021

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A peddler on his knees,
As you hurry to your car,
Your boss awaits you,
Begs for change,
You could spare,
Scoffing in disgust,
You tossed your trash beside him,
Dirty vagrant,
Threw his life away,
Abandoning his family,
To chase the dragon,
Deserving he is not,
Of your time or money,
Atop your high-horse,
You chase…

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A.j Thomas
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