Small mercies

They may try to keep score
but there’s more and there’s more and
who can keep the score of the countless homeless,
is it pointless,
should we care less?

It’s depressing and my finger is itching
as if it’s touching the trigger
if there is a bigger picture
( I ask because I’ve never seen it )
why aren’t these folks that I speak of
in it?

© 2019, John Smallshaw.