Satirical Essay-Homeless

Only available on StudyMode
  • Download(s) : 3296
  • Published : May 7, 2012
Open Document
Text Preview
Satirical essay

There are many homeless people out on the streets of the large cities in this great nation. With low unemployment rate and new jobs are being created every day, people are starting to ask why there are still homeless people in the alleys and on the sidewalks of this country. This seems to be a haunting problem even though it would be so easy for homeless people to get a job. The general requirements for applying for and keeping a job is have nice clothes to make a decent impression, a home address and some way to be reached in tight situations. That is it! First, most homeless people spend their days hunting through trashcans and dumpsters for something of value. If they are not doing that, they are begging for spare change on street corners. Eventually, one would think that they should be able to afford a couple of respectable suits or other outfits to wear while applying and even working for a job of theirs. All they have to do is poke around a little longer or beg a little more and that job would be theirs. Keeping the clothing clean would be difficult, but manageable. If they cannot afford coins to use a laundromat, just find some large, clean puddle of water in the street to wash things in. As for cleanliness, I am sure people throw away left over deodorant or antiperspirant, soap, and other toiletries to where they can take care of the bathing problem. They also do not need to clean their hair. In fact, doing so would get rid of the natural oils that build up over time that actually hold the hairstyle in place. Second, with all the left over money and such, they could go to one of those mailbox stores and buy themselves a mailing address. That just means they will have to cope with eating only what they find in the garbage, and not spending any of that extra cash on fast food, or healthy vegetable stuff. If they absolutely need a phone number, what is stopping any of these people from sleeping close to a pay phone? Just...
tracking img