Left to lie

August 26, 2011
By svanb BRONZE, Muscat, Other
svanb BRONZE, Muscat, Other
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There’s a man lying on the filthy road
His clothes tattered torn and old
His stomach bloated in a definite display
Of hunger and poverty at play
His eyes are weary and shut
His only company a tired mutt
The sun seeps from dawn to dark
The dog waits without a single bark
Hundreds of feet pass through that way
Eyes drinking the scene all through the day
Most pass without comment
Their eyes sliding away, on their journey they went
Some saw the scene
And whispered a complaint snide and mean
Some just laughed
At the poor man for being so daft
But as the moon peeped out
And the cold seeped in
The man was still left to lie
Despite all the hearts that had ambled by
Left to lie, left to die
His eyes remained weary and shut
His only company still the mutt

The author's comments:
Something to metaphorically represent what the world has become today

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sakina GOLD said...
on Sep. 4 2011 at 2:35 am
sakina GOLD, Chennai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
A negative thinker See's a difficulty in every opportunity but a positive thinker sees an opportunity in every difficulty. So always think positive and u'll surely B successful in LIFE.
-Hazrat Ali (A.S)

Very sad.. But marvelously written...

on Aug. 31 2011 at 4:15 pm
AmandaElizabeth PLATINUM, Fulton, Kentucky
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Favorite Quote:
"Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact."

I love it ! Kinda sad though..

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