Posts Tagged ‘Police Brutality’

“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Terry O’Connor)

Friday, October 16th, 2009

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autumn mist
in the beggar’s hand—
his empty stare

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Headlines:

“3 Charged With Beating Homeless Man” (Chicago Tribune)

“Suspect, 29, Charged With Beating of Homeless Man” (The Baltimore Sun)

“Homeless Man Critical After Beating” (The Desert Sun)

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Poem by Terry O’Connor. Read more by this poet. First published in Heron’s Nest.

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