Part of the article “The Spirit of Street Youth”
by Jim Theofelis
The author of this poems is not identified. The article is about the celebration on October 19, 1994 called “Celebration of the Spirit of Street Youth” coordinated by YouthCare’s Orion Center program, part of Homeless Children’s Awareness week, sponsored by Seattle-King County Coalition for the Homeless.
There are no Birthday party games
No little children to laugh or rhyme
The wading pool is empty: I feel so bloody lame