Friday, 23 March 2018

Poverty Poem by Jessica C. Brodie and Erin

Poverty is…
Poor people living on the street
All they get is a can of mistreat
One pair of shoes to wear day and night
Work, work, work until morning light
Get a job, get it quick
If you don’t, children get sick
Run to The City Mission
Unaware that your children
Are trying to bear the cold and the wind
Lying on streets with no help
Catching doctors and dentists
Getting sicker and sicker
City Mission searching the streets
Finally good care
Now they are safe
Help the homeless!

By Jessica C, Brodie and Erin


  1. Anna, Ruby’s mum23 March 2018 at 20:21

    Some very well thought out and creative poems about an important topic. Well done Room 18!

  2. Angus Catherine28 March 2018 at 10:12

    Wow, this poem will make more people aware about homelessness in Auckland.

  3. Kaydee (Erin's sister)29 March 2018 at 15:56

    Well done Erin, Brodie and Jessica! A great poem about a really important issue that everyone needs to know about :)

  4. OH MY GOSH! This poem superb Erin, Brodie and Jessica.C!It even rhymes!

  5. Well done Jessica,Brodie and Erin.Your poverty poem was terrific! You guys must of worked so hard, it was so creative.