Poverty: Is it a State of Mind? A State Being? Or is it just a State?

A Study of My Poverty Part iii

Symbol of Poverty Image redesign by Annelise Lords

POVERTY AS A STATE

In Jamaica, unnecessary, preventable, and deliberate poverty is everywhere I look.

After Hurricane Ivan in September of 2004, we contribute to the poverty of the entire island through looting. Because of looting, many small businesses that were…

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