Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Beware of Dogs” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 6: “Point of View”)

     The two Malamute dogs lived behind a fence with the sign, “Beware of Dogs”. Any time I walked by with a modicum of fear, I would always look toward them and speak softly.      After months of this, the … Continue reading

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“The Way of the Cross” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Sometimes when we lose our way I remember what my father would say Remember always do what’s right This I ask of you this night Follow your heart, you’ll never lose This is the way I ask you to choose … Continue reading

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“Thank You J.C.” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Thank you for being so loving and kind I’d just like to say I’m glad you’re mine You’re with me during the good times and bad You know when I’m happy and when I’m sad When I need to vent, … Continue reading

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“An Angel Sent to Me” by Alissa Demars

From the first day we met Your attention I’ve been trying to get. I saw something in you A look in your eyes so genuine and true. Your encouraging words move me The better you make me want to be. … Continue reading

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“Lost Passports and Who Am I” by P.C.A.W. (from Grit Uplifted group @ Central Library–Week 5: “Plot”)

     Jennifer and a group of other teens from a church in Canada had managed to save the necessary funds to go on a mission trip to Brazil and help build a school during March break. Everyone had the necessary … Continue reading

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“Goodbye” by Alissa Demars

Goodbye cruel world, it’s over now Go ahead, take your bow. You victimize my heart and soul While I dig myself a deeper hole Buried away from your evil ways The hurt, torture and all your games. My heart will … Continue reading

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Street Voice Newsletter – Giving Voice to People Experiencing Homelessness in Kitchener-Waterloo

Take a look at the Spring 2011 issue of the Kitchener-Waterloo newsletter, Street Voice, written by and for people who are homeless or have been homeless, and produced by the Homelessness Advisory Group (HAG) in association with the Kitchener Downtown Community Health … Continue reading

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“Cutbacks 2011″ by Maggie Sue Traynor

           With all the cutbacks, I’d just like to know                                                 When the weather turns bad, where do we go?                                                 When the weather is nice, it’s easy to say                                                 Let’s walk to the park, where we can spend the … Continue reading

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“Youth” by The Homeless Cowboy

When I was young there was Tom Terrific, and Felix the Cat Cap’n Kangaroo and other stuff like that.   We had Deputy Dawg With Yogi Bear and little Boo-Boo We rounded that off with Wally Gator and his crew.   … Continue reading

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