Echoes

Lee's Summit JournalJuly 25, 2014 

he is in

a detention

center

upscale

name

for

jail

calls

collect

and

often

most

have

blocked

their

phones

one who

hasnt

accepts

some

times

feels

guilty

either

way

angry

at the

inmate

and

himself

and

a little

at life

god

the

cat

all

possible

solutions

seem

faulty

leave

him

confined

through

multiple

continuances

get him

out

be

his

enabler

until

he dies

on the

streets

and

nobody

will

care

dont

give me

that

well

it is his

fault

because

you have

no idea

you

have

no

idea

and

neither

do

i

h.

 

Hubert Neth, a United Methodist pastor, has been contributing to the Journal for more than 20 years.

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