Branded – Author Donna J. Sanders

We never hesitate to spend our money on
the latest overpriced phone
the next trending toy for our children
those shoes all the celebrities are wearing
or the hottest new restaurant down the street

But yet we scowl at the homeless hustling
strike a bargain with local vendors
get impatient with a mother clipping coupons
to buy food for her children to eat

How branded and selfish have we become
that the people who need it the most
are the ones we mistreat and give none

© Donna J. Sanders

Cardboard Signs

Excerpt from the book “Cardboard Signs”



Donna J. Sanders

Donna is a freelance writer and blogger in West Palm Beach, FL. She is the author of Ataraxia – a poetry collection about the struggles we face, the state of the world and how to see beauty in the simplest things, and Cardboard Signs – poems to bring awareness about homelessness, mental illness, self-esteem and the injustices many face.

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