She stands at the traffic light
But what lurks behind them?
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?
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About Peter Surtees
He writes a blog called South African Memoirist, and is a contributing author to the Life Righting Collective's This is how it is anthology.