Posts tagged ‘beggar’

June 16, 2017

Fading Picture of an Unknown Beggar Girl

by pranabaxom

Fading Picture of an Unknown Beggar Girl was first published in my blogsite fleetingmuse.wordpress.com in December, 2015

 

Settling down on my seat,
For the long journey ahead to my college town,
With a book in my hand
To drown the hustle and bustle of passengers,
All along the platform, up and down.

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October 25, 2013

Beggar woman’s Tirade

by Apurva

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Photo, Ishithaa.com

What are you staring at?

My face or my state?

I’m ashamed of neither,

so carry on, unabated!-click here to read more

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April 1, 2013

Monetary Leprosy

by tjtherien

Rushing past the beggar on the street
With your hands stuffed deep in your pockets
Man in shambles shuffling his feet
With eyeballs bulging in their sockets
You pass him by without second thought

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September 4, 2012

Fish.

by Sorrows In A Serenade

Eyes turn to stare
At the new fish on the street

Dirty brown, ragged, dusty, filthy.
A pure-bred,
A perfect addition to their collection
In the tank.

Joining the ranks of four others,
A school, lined up in neat row.
Body after body after body after body after body
Resting on their tails – fish have no legs.

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