7.18.12

"Free Hugs!"

her shirt proclaims. and still

no one touches her.

everyday, she sits

smiling.

normally, her smile would be

contagious.

here, however,

people look away, ashamed.

what they do not know

is that she sits here not for

money

but just for

a hug. sometimes

we are too busy judging others

to see the obvious.