STREET LIFE

There she laid

tears flowing like a river
her body wet from semen
she laid there as if she was dreaming
as they laughed, and called her whore
throwing dollars on the floor
she scrambled to pick them up
quickly washed herself
put her problems on a shelf
headed straight for the dealer
crack was her soul’s killer
frail, and dying rapidly
she walked the streets happily
waiting for the next john
she laughed everytime
especially when for her body they jumped
never knowing everytime they humped
they would soon die
sometimes family, and friends too
that’s what AIDS does to you
when asked why she doesn’t care
she said life isn’t fair
did the dopeman care?
did the john care?
did I even care she replied?
as in her hospital bed she died
yes i do i cried

all writings copyrighted by the artist elite inc.2008

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life, streets, drugs

I’M VERY SERIOUS ABOUT LIFE AS YOU WILL SEE. A AIDS, HOMELESS, HUMAN RIGHTS,AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST FIGHTING FOR WHAT’S RIGHT. SO MANY PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED IN THEIR OWN BELIEFS THINKING THE WORLD ROTATES AROUND THEM, AND SURPRISE, SURPRISE IT DOESN’T

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  • wendyL
    wendyLabout 6 years ago

    OMG Keith! this is so powerful! hits me straight to the heart!

  • THANKS WENDY GLAD U LIKE IT

    – KEITH R. WILLIAMS

  • Amber Elizabeth Fromm Donais
    Amber Elizabet...about 6 years ago

    Very Awesoe wirte Keith happy Holidays to you too my friend =))))

  • thanks amber happy holidays

    – KEITH R. WILLIAMS

  • MichaelTravis
    MichaelTravisabout 6 years ago
    TALK TO ME MY FRIEND.THIS IS GREAT STUFF! :)
  • thanks michael

    – KEITH R. WILLIAMS

  • CloudChaser
    CloudChaserabout 6 years ago

    powerful writing Keith.

  • thanks cloudchaser

    – KEITH R. WILLIAMS

  • Amber Elizabeth Fromm Donais
    Amber Elizabet...about 6 years ago

    Was a very awesome description of her life Keith very profound

  • Karo / Caroline Evans (Caux-Evans)
    Karo / Carolin...about 6 years ago

    very strong and heart and mind searching!

  • KEITH  R. WILLIAMS
    KEITH R. WILL...about 6 years ago

    THANKS CAROLINE A RUDE AWAKENING TO LIFE

  • crazyB
    crazyBabout 6 years ago

    Very Good

  • KEITH  R. WILLIAMS
    KEITH R. WILL...about 6 years ago

    thanks crazyb for the feature much love

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