Posted in Haiku, Haiku Horizons Weekly Prompt, September 2018

Who Will Lend a Hand?

Homelessness

Neighborhood problem

Handwriting was on the wall

Needs a helping hand

Haiku

Homeless Crisis—West Coast

http://www.kgoradio.com/2018/07/05/dirty-streets-drive-major-medical-convention-from-sf/

https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/homeless-crisis-los-angeles-skid-row-portland-san-diego-seat

Posted in Haiga, Haiku, Haiku Horizons Weekly Prompt, September 2014

An Empty Space?

Haiku about homelessness in Portland, OR
Original Poetry by Leona J. Atkinson ©2014
(Photo courtesy of: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dignity_Village)


Currently there are about 4000 people (men, women, children) who are homeless in Portland, OR.
News reports say the number of homeless children in the US is rising.
This poem was written to raise awareness of the Homelessness in Portland, OR.

Haiku Horizons Weekly Challenge:  Week #31–Prompt: Space