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Trapped in a life nobody wants,
the man settles in for the night.

He dreams of a house, a family,
a car in the drive, and a front porch light.

He dreams of a life long ago lost,
when he had all he could ever want.

He wants, for all the world, to change
his life, to get a job and a home.

He awakens with a start, the rain drops
hide the tears already in his eyes.

It'll never happen, it's a hopeless dream.
Who would ever hire a man from the street.


Crystal Middlemas