A Confrontation Looms by Donal Mahoney


A Confrontation Looms

You think he’d be more grateful.
Neither rich nor poor he’s
never wanted for anything.

He’s always had what he needs
but never had any gratitude
until the day his car broke down

in a poor neighborhood and he
got out of his car to wave the
tow truck down and gasped

at the poverty around him.
He’ll catch hell about this
the next time I shave.

Donal Mahony

Donal Mahoney, nominated for Best of the Net and Pushcart prizes, Donal Mahoney has had poetry and fiction published in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Some of his work can be found by clicking here… 

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