Homeless Indifference

While walking home last night, we witnessed a group of low-riding biker kids rocket along the sidewalks of 56th Street. They swerved through the few pedestrians and then around a homeless man asleep against a building. homeless_man“We should jump him!” Two of them spun back while another brought out his cellphone to record. It was an easy jump, and they laughed about that.

I was incensed. “You guys are a bunch of assholes!”

They looked back, half smiling, grunting. What was the big deal? It was just some homeless guy. And off they went.Man_sleeping_on_Canadian_sidewalk

We thought about calling the police but knew that would get the homeless man in trouble as well. And so that was that.

3 thoughts on “Homeless Indifference

  1. Wasabi-Man! – ooopphs – poofff – capooof – kick-swing-to-the-liver – chop,.. we need to get you a cape. – way to go Don, that homeless man could have been me,..!

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