Homeless - Our Forgotten Heroes

Homeless - Our Forgotten Heroes

A Poem by Jane Bruce

Says everything in the title



No government funding, not a penny in your pocket,

Without your own door, no key to lock it,

You fought for your country when it needed you,

Now you have nowhere to go and don't have a clue,

Where the next meal is coming from as you try to keep warm,

Alone on the streets in fear of serious harm,

The system is wrong how you get treated this way,

When you're living with nothing they won't let you have a say,

No home to claim benefits, no benefits to buy,

The essentials you need, you constantly worry and cry,

Life is so unfair how can they do this to you,

When you fought for them when they needed you to,

A war veteran, proud person, kicked when you're down,

This government has turned on you and now you wear a permanent frown,

As you battle from day to day just to survive,

Every hope you have, you lose your self pride,

Cold winter nights people freezing to death,

No help from this government you have nothing left,

As the rich get richer while the poor stay poor,

When you feel at times that you can't take this no more,

As much as society tries to raise funds and help out,

It's a rising problem without any doubt,

You should certainly be treated so much better than this,

Fighting in wars while your family is missed,

But now nowhere or no-one is around for you,

This dam greedy government really don't have a clue,

How to treat their own people who fought for their lives,

Now living on the streets, homeless all we hear is your cries,

For help or shelter to keep you from harms way,

I hope one day this government get their karma one day.

Dedicated to all our war veterans and many others who now live alone and homeless

on the streets of their own country.

Written by Jane Bruce 2020

© 2020 Jane Bruce

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Wow, this is so good and truthful. Hats off to our unsung hero's and prayers for our homeless.

Posted 1 Week Ago

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Jane Bruce

6 Days Ago

Thank you Kymberleigh! :)

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Added on May 23, 2020
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Jane Bruce
Jane Bruce

Wallasey, Wirral, United Kingdom

I have been writing poetry for a few years and have now moved onto short stories. I'm hoping to soon get a publishing contract. I'm also a keen artist which I really enjoy but one thing at a time lol more..