Tuesday, December 6, 2016

We’ll Leave the Light On - Nov PAD day 26



We’ll Leave the Light On

Some
name them family,
neighbors and friends; some
maybe strangers seeking refuge
from war torn neighborhoods,
bombed out hospital buildings,
but others call them uglier names,
threaten to toss them back
(like fish too small to keep).
Why share our bounty
with huddled yearning,
wretched refuse?
Why not just
extinguish
the lamp?

PSC / 2016-11




 Penned for Day 26 of Robert Lee Brewer's November PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge. 
Assignment: A visitor poem

  For more, check out this link:  2016 November PAD - Day 26

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