She dumped the remnants of her breakfast into the bin.
Outside, on the streets, a homeless girl combed through trash bins for food.
I’ve always loved to pit contrasting elements against each other. One of the very first poems I’d ever written was about an alligator who kills a fawn (young deer) while its mother looks helplessly. One mother who kills a young deer to feed her young ones while the other is left heart-broken. Sadly, I can’t find the book that contained all of my earlier works.
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