Yesterday I walked to the store
I passed two people begging for money
and another unconscious on the sidewalk
I kept my head down and moved faster.
Today I heard the small cry of a cat
the little guy was by the dumpster
I had to take him in and feed him
It’s too dangerous outside.
Nick Romeo is a multidisciplinary artist, musician and writer. His writings have been published in various literary magazines such as Uppagus, The Gambler, StreetCake Magazine, and others. He was interviewed for Pankhearst’s Fresh Featured in December 2015 and The Daily Poet in February 2016. Nick lives in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with his wife and cat, Megatron.