In Syntagma Square

The sound rang out, sharp,

loud in the city’s busy square

morning commuters paused to look

mouths agape, staring as the old man

burdened by cares

impoverished by pension cuts

hungry and hopeless

resolved he would not

go hungry

nor would he scavenge

in the refuse of others

for his supper.


One of my early Script Frenzy poems. 
Copyright 2012, Diann L Tongco

About Diann Writes

Diann L. Tongco enjoys sketching, crafts and photography as well as writing poetry and novels. To stay out of trouble, she writes, shows curly-coated retrievers, grows fragrant roses, drinks good of wine with friends, and spends time with her grandchildren. She lives on Washington's Puget Sound with her boyfriend Nick and their dog Ozzy.
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One Response to In Syntagma Square

  1. timzauto says:

    nice post …we would love for you to write a poem for our challenge , just follow this link we have challenges one a week ..Thanks Tim

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