Whatever: Being Poor

Whatever: Being Poor: “Being poor is people who have never been poor wondering why you choose to be so.

Being poor is knowing how hard it is to stop being poor.

Being poor is seeing how few options you have.

Being poor is running in place.

Being poor is people wondering why you didn’t leave.

Posted by john at September 3, 2005 12:14 AM”

So ends a post by John Scalzi from last year. He made the comment today that it was the most widely read piece he had ever written. I hadn’t read it before as I hadn’t discovered John’s Blog until a few months ago, today I did. You should too…