the shopping centre is being assembled -
filled with brands -
restaurants and chain stores
that will not feed or clothe -
nor welcome 
the rough sleepers 
that are nestled in the shop doorways 
around this building 

‘they’re all addicts’
‘they make more money in a day than we do in a week’

they haven’t anywhere to call home 

we all have our vices 
yours you are able 
to hide behind 
front door 

Wrote this during NANOWRIMO a year, 2 years ago maybe? Not sure about the last lines. But the sentiment remains.

If you are able to Shelter Centrepoint and Crisis are charities that help people who are struggling and welcome donations.

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