Category Archives: Homelessness

Scars & Empty Vases by Kevin Heaton

Van Gogh’s mad ear enflamed a field of purple irises—marring the face of a sleeping homeless man. Artists render people like pastels & watercolors. The wounded gather shopping carts & talk about Jesus, their smiles resemble burn scars. They tape

Scars & Empty Vases by Kevin Heaton

Van Gogh’s mad ear enflamed a field of purple irises—marring the face of a sleeping homeless man. Artists render people like pastels & watercolors. The wounded gather shopping carts & talk about Jesus, their smiles resemble burn scars. They tape

I Naked by Veronica Haunani Fitzhugh

I stand naked on the corner of 4th and Main Street not believing or liking what I see. The bile rises. A cop approaches me. I am afraid to go to jail. The adrenaline dilates my eyes. I bark I

I Naked by Veronica Haunani Fitzhugh

I stand naked on the corner of 4th and Main Street not believing or liking what I see. The bile rises. A cop approaches me. I am afraid to go to jail. The adrenaline dilates my eyes. I bark I

Did U Know?

At least one third of the homeless population has a mental illness. Homeless people with mental illness suffer more than other homeless people. Permanent supportive housing is key to helping homeless people with mental illness. Read more courtesy of NAMI (the National

Did U Know?

At least one third of the homeless population has a mental illness. Homeless people with mental illness suffer more than other homeless people. Permanent supportive housing is key to helping homeless people with mental illness. Read more courtesy of NAMI (the National