Sunday, May 06, 2012

One Single Impression: Depression

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Depression
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This the worst of times
picking up cigarette butts
smokes on London streets
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Free food line is help
beans and bread are plentiful
cuppa would be nice.

Sleeping in subways
hoping to stay warm all night
good times have ended
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© 2012 Jimmiehov
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Prompt word, 'Depression,' was suggested by
Harshad Mehta of A Space Within
Find more poems using 'Elusive' prompt word

Notes: 
1.  cup·pa (kp) -- n. Chiefly British -- A cup of tea. (The Free Dictionary)
2.  Beans and bread -- Staple of many an English breakfast (link)

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13 Comments:

At Sunday, May 06, 2012 3:27:00 AM, Blogger anthonynorth said...

Yep, it's getting bad. Excellently done.

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 5:11:00 AM, Blogger Ramesh Sood said...

Tells a lot about the prevalent conditions..

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 5:21:00 AM, Blogger Harshad mehta said...

Bad time hurts all. So well put.

But this too will pass, isn't it?

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:03:00 AM, Blogger audrey` said...

The political and economic situations in the Euro zone are quite worrisome at the moment.

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 2:34:00 PM, Blogger © Westlander Poetry said...

poverty-despair-depression ... you've woven it all so succinctly.

peace,
deborah

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 7:49:00 PM, Blogger Mark Windham said...

well done, excellent depiction

 
At Sunday, May 06, 2012 9:06:00 PM, Blogger The Write Girl said...

There are so many who are suffering from their personal depression. You've captured the economic plights of many here Jim.

 
At Monday, May 07, 2012 6:11:00 PM, Blogger Judy SheldonWalker said...

Made me remember when I lived in NY.

 
At Monday, May 07, 2012 9:01:00 PM, Blogger SandyCarlson said...

Oh, bring on the kindness, bring on the warmth!

 
At Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:36:00 AM, OpenID zongrik said...

very depressing thoughts for our time

 
At Thursday, May 10, 2012 1:58:00 PM, Blogger Geraldine said...

how awful that people can get that desperate. so sad.

enjoy your journey home Jim, see you at OSI on Sunday.

www.mypoeticpath.wordpress.com

(I have a new post about my poetry book up now!)

 
At Friday, May 11, 2012 12:47:00 AM, Blogger Tina´s PicStory said...

great impressions :)

 
At Wednesday, May 16, 2012 8:50:00 PM, Blogger audrey` said...

The political and economic situations in the Euro zone are changing rapidly everyday; affecting the citizens and market equally bad.

 

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