Homeless Santa
Author: KitKatrina


Thereís a man I always see,
Heís always strolling round the town,
He never waves back at me,
For his head is always down,
He never speaks to anyone,
For they never speak to this man,
But he has a spirit like the sun,
For he is such a cheerful man,
Iím the only one, who knows,
The secret this man keeps,
Iíll tell you how the story goes,
If you promise not to peep,
This man whose name is Fred,
Heís homeless now you see,
He thinks his life is dead,
For I just think heís free,
He always asks for donations,
But never buys a thing,
I always see him at the train station,
And a song he will sing,
I asked where the donations go,
He told me that I would soon see,
He said that no one even knows,
And that the first to know would be me,
I smiled at him and asked when Iíd know,
He just smiled real wide,
Please tell me I have to know,
He said that itís a surprise,
On Christmas Eve I heard a knock at the door,
Only to find him right there,
He asked if I wanted to know more,
Because he said that heíd share,
We went to the Childrenís Shelter,
When he walked in the children cheered,
They circled all around him,
Screaming that Santa was now here,
He grabbed his bag and handed out gifts,
Then looked back at me with a wink,
He said, ďThis is where the money goes.Ē
And this really made me think,
I looked at him in a deep stare,
And smiled with such grace,
I canít believe how much you care,
We need more people like you in this place!


Comments on this poem/writing:

Terrie* ( -- Friday, November 7 2003, 02:26 am

Absolutely beautiful...

ya know i meet a homeless veteran...whom refurbished discards...and yeap...he gave them to the children that time forgot....alot of my kids things were packed away from the ice age :)...when i told my children about Joe..they gathered their things that were like brand new still packed away sent them to where my friend Joe was temporarily staying..he came over and told us that the children were all a mother i....well..ya know..the suns rays got in my eyes...makes ya wonder about so many things that exist now huh?....i loved your touching poem...
Leah ( -- Saturday, November 8 2003, 12:45 am


That is a touching story! You are an awesome writer...
Leah ( -- Saturday, November 8 2003, 12:45 am


That is a touching story! You are an awesome writer...
amy ( -- Monday, October 9 2006, 09:23 am

can i use ure poem

can i use ure homless poem for school
moe ( -- Tuesday, September 25 2007, 01:12 pm


hay love it it is great but i would like this pome 4 my project if u dont mind plz i am 16
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