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NOTE: 2013 03 02 21H47 EST Les jeunes itinérants -
Les jeunes itinérants
- for Duck (RIP), J-P, Yannico, Space, Amy, l'Indien, Skunk, Bouba, Marika, Paul, Keith, Jason, Pinch, Jewls, Marisol (RIP), Roberts, Eddie, Kip, Val (RIP), Stef, Lion, Chris, Louis, Seb, Mel (RIP), Jippy, Vince, Punk Brian, Brian, Bernie, Steven, Stéphane (RIP), Steve (RIP), Michael (RIP), Capitaine, Godd, Froot Loops, Death (RIP), Bennie, Danye, Cat, Gabby, Frédérique, Mike, and every nameless friend...
It's from a different time
in a place most don't
ever come across, with
all the experiences that
entails for those who do.
Youths spent on survival,
learning to skirt the dangers
of the night, and rummaging
to satisfy their basic needs of eating,
finding warmth, and being pain-free.
That's a kind of training which
isn't easy to let go as a start,
and makes you see the world
with a much different eye.
Even if some succeed to get
out, it'll forever stay with them.
It's impossible to unsee the seen,
undo the done, unburden the secrets
because it's all etched in memory
as unforgettable parts of who they are.
Shaped by the treatments encountered
in a society that prefers to attack the
symptom instead of hitting the source
cause of the problem, even when it
concerns kids roaming its city streets.
Shaped by the exploitative adults
encountered and the crimes they inflicted.
Also by the disturbed souls who for all
kinds of reasons ended up down there
and became predatory in their plight.
It was no place for young ones to be,
some paid for it all with their life...
the hardships having taken their toll.
Unwanted and discarded, left to fend for
themselves, what no one cared to know.
The shame overwhelms on so many levels.
Words by F.i.in.e Moods
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Written on 2013-03-03 at 06:15
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