Thought Catalog


So, I am hoping that “Pro-Lifers,” self-proclaimed feminists, political analysts, and the broader community of caring individuals will shift their focuses to holding the Trump Administration that looms ahead to improvising housing solution for homeless women and children nationwide.

How does one take such a long term view at such a young age. I think it was the ten years she had spent developing her skills, singing in bars all over Alaska, preparing for this moment.

“Honestly, y’all can keep your change. I just need a smile today. Can someone please just give me a smile?” Through my music, my stream of consciousness inner monologue, and the sounds of the city, my heart breaks. Removing both earbuds this time, I turn on my heel to see him sitting on his bucket, smiling out with open arms, simply asking for the return of human compassion.