Author: Peter Surtees, Social Issues

She stands at the traffic light

Broad smile

Bright eyes

But what lurks behind them?


Fear, hope

Three tiny tots

Mouths to feed

To protect from Friday night violence

Will I sell enough copies today?


The Big Issue

What is your Big Issue, sir?

Where to dine tonight?

What is mine?

Survive Friday night.

Big Issue, sir?


*Photo taken from the Big Issue Facebook banner 

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