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A Homeless Man

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September 26, 2022 at 4:37 p.m.
Homeless man
Homeless man

...by Dorothea Kewley

 "A Homeless Man"
"If that man didn't have such a fine car,
that homeless man could eat."
Her remark inspired her father
to live on half of what they had
and give the rest to charity.

Dorothea Kewley is a Des Moines resident who studied poetry at the University of Washington.

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