Mark I. Kirkmeyer


They live
Under overpasses
In alleys
And shunned

In Time
Once Heroes
Lost Veterans
They Survive

Car crash
Woman trapped
They react
Save her
Still heroes

Author’s Note: Locally there was a news report. A mother and her children bound for a Christmas Party veered off the interstate and plummeted down into a park. The park is a transient hangout because it is under a bridge and does have some protection from the elements. The transients ignored their own safety and pulled the woman and her children from the burning car. Afterward they just disappeared into the city. Nobody knows who, they are or were. This is a wonderful Christmas story and it’s true.