Breathing In The Sun

Breathing In The Sun By: Jalim Ali Early morning at the bus stop, eyes closed, light still bleeds through, filling my head with that yellowy red, my breath slides in and out of my lungs almost effortlessly, I feel the sun breaking up the chill bite of the morning, the

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All the Stuff Inside

By: Mary DeYoung We rush past each other every day–in cars, down hallways, in supermarket aisles. For many,feeling relatively ignored in public spaces is normal, and often preferred. But to the youth that come through our doors, being “unseen” communicates that their reality is uncomfortable and they are not worth acknowledging. As

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Get What You Need & Go Forth

By: Amy Hinman A member at HQ told me once that the worst part about being homeless isn’t the starving, the not bathing, the freezing. It’s being looked at like the world would be a better place if you weren’t there. It’s knowing that, in that moment, you are despised and rejected,

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