POET: Lamar Jorden
PIECE: Waiting for Someone
CATEGORIES DISCUSSED:
Society and Culture
SUMMARY:
Lamar Jorden meets a homeless veteran, who shares the struggle of reintegration into society.

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“I see a tear-shaped white flag surrender from his eye.”

Lamar Jorden meets a homeless veteran, who shares the struggle of reintegration into society. Although a very descriptive poem, issues of poverty, mental health, alienation, and taxes are explored through this brief interaction.

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