Homeless Rest

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

Broken Bodies. Foggy Souls. Women pull a heavy medieval door.

Men come here too. Seeking some rest. Some human kindness.

Sheltered from the street.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

Side by side.

They can finally be themselves.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

On the look-out no more.

Marie-Claude is taking care of herself.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

A couple shares a meal.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

Friends exorcise their Blues.

Encouraging people with Bob Marley lyrics:

“Stir it up. Little darlin’. Stir it up. Come on, baby!”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“They called me.

I’m gonna do the dishes.”

Ben got a job interview.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

After her shower.

Vicky takes some alone time.

In the unisex collective bathroom.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“It feels good.”

Lionel came for a medicinal massage.

“The Street’s SPA”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

He gets his problems out of his chest.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“Someone stole my nail clipper.

My toenails turn black.

They fall and grow back.”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

He jokes around.

With a toothless voice.

He laughs.

While the others fall asleep.

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“It relaxes me.”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“I came for the chicken soup.

It’s the best one.

Servings are not that big.

But, I come here because it’s the best.”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“I am not here for the meal.

My belly is already full.

I am just here to chill out.”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

They came for friendship too.

“Look, my friend is here.”

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

HOMELESS SHELTER STREET REST Photoreport MICHAEL MONNIER

“It’s noon.

St. Michael’s Mission is closing.

You have to get out.”



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