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The Dispossessed (a poem and commentary about today's society)

John has been writing poetry since his school days. He was awarded the "Best Poet 2014 and 2021" Hubby Awards.

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More Ursula Le Guin Inspiration

This is the fourth hub I have written this year inspired by the titles of books written by Ursula Le Guin. My previous hubs are I'm Always Coming Home, The City of Illusion, and The Beginning Time. I am not sure how many of her book titles I will use to create hubs from but there is at least 29 more to choose from.

Those who have read my poem The City of Illusion will notice the continuation of that theme in this one. Poverty and homelessness are issues I am concerned about and it seems to be a direction some of my recent writing has been taking.

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21st Century Society

Our 21st Century society is filled with both opportunities and challenges. Great advancements in engineering, communications technology, science and medicine have paved the way for improved infrastructure, lifestyle, health, employment etc.

But despite increased possibilities for resourceful and innovative people to become wealthy and successful there are also those unfortunate human beings who fall through the cracks. Sometimes their predicament may be from making poor decisions, or simply being born into a life of poverty. It may also be through no fault of their own such as retrenchment, illness, or disability. Whatever the reason, there will always be this group of people I choose to call.. The Dispossessed.

Financial District, Toronto, Canada

Financial District, Toronto, Canada

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