On one level we should all be beggars appreciating the miracle of life of course. So there is that aspect. I always find it both fascinating and disturbing that so many societies want to create beggars but castigate them at the same time.
the young vagrant
sucks a thumb
Anthology: Haiku Harvest: 2000 – 2006 (Modern English Tanka Press 2007)
Mind-stretching. Heartfelt and hopeful. So Gut! Much needed and not overused at all. The world will be a better place one day. Very moving indeed. Especially the rich imagery of a beggar's arm, moving from one poem to an other.