Why sleeping on a plastic sheet underneath the footbridge! Maybe he has a place where he can call home; or maybe not? Is he the husband or father of someone? Certainly he is the son of a mother. How gripping will this scene do to the mother's heart? If hope is something with feathers, is his featherless, totally grounded?
Life has a beginning and an end. In between the extremes, we live today and leave footprints on the sands of the yesterdays of tomorrows. For this man, does any of this matter anyway? When he gets up, what better can he do than earning enough money for the day and coming back to sleep underneath the footbridge at night, again?