Easy Street

On weekends he drives
His car across town
To where he can beg
For change

Returning at night
To the shelter to watch
Films on his flat screen
TV

Then sleeping till noon
Awakening to
A breakfast he orders
By phone

While texting the firm
That handles his stocks
To make sure they’re doing
Badly

Richard Schnap is a poet, songwriter and collagist living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His poems have most recently appeared locally, nationally and overseas in a variety of print and online publications.

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