homeless guy I walk by every single day.
he seems so nice but people always turn away.
one day i stood with him and we talked for a while. he seemed so happy but he had sadness in his smile.
I shook his hand and he said, "thank you very much. 'cause sometimes conversation's just as good as a donation."
I didnt understand until he looked at me and said, "Millions like me are freezing tonite, and no one cares if we live or die.
change in my cup gives me a couple bucks to spend but I'd rather be treated like a person again."
as i stood with him a business man walked up. a winning smile and threw a wad of gum into his cup.
I was so angry that i ran and chased him down.
I tapped him on the shoulder and he turned around.
I shook my head and said "You're a fucking dick," He turned pale and asked me what the fuck I meant.
he'll never understand, but still I pointed back and said
"Millions like him are freezing tonight and no one cares if they live or die. change in his cup gives him a couple bucks to spend but he'd rather be treated like a person again."

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    General CommentIt's about being homeless. Slapstick/The Broadways/The Lawrence Arms (Brendan Kelly's other bands) seem to write a lot of songs about the homeless. This song is personally about how everyone turns the homeless away and treat them like shit, when all they want are to be treated like people again.
    satellitehopperon December 02, 2007   Link

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