David Wood

Gold Star - 11,721 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Alone On The Streets - Poem by David Wood

She carried the whole world slung on her back
Some threadbare clothes in a rotten old sack.

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Comments about Alone On The Streets by David Wood

  • G. Akanji Olaniyi G. Akanji Olaniyi (9/4/2015 2:40:00 PM)

    Very real and pathetic composition! tfs! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Amitava Sur Amitava Sur (10/21/2013 10:01:00 PM)

    So sympathizing it was, just I'm touched. Lovely detailing.
    But sometimes I feel that there is no explanation to misfortune. (Report) Reply

  • Kanniappan Kanniappan Kanniappan Kanniappan (9/26/2013 11:15:00 PM)

    Nice poem. Is it a common scene in England, seeing children on the streets, going away from the parents? (Report) Reply

  • Mohabeer Beeharry Mohabeer Beeharry (7/30/2013 10:44:00 AM)

    A good poet is the one who could feel for others and put it in words. I love it.

    I invite you to read my poems sometimes. Thanks

    Mohabeer Beeharry (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (7/30/2013 3:37:00 AM)

    A fantastic poem, sadly it's the world we live in. All the councils in
    England are too worried about rock concerts and bike races to be
    have time to worry about people who live in their town or city. (Report) Reply

  • Soulful Heart Soulful Heart (7/19/2013 3:11:00 AM)

    so poignant n touching.....a good thought to spare out of this rushing world... (Report) Reply

  • Patricia Grantham Patricia Grantham (7/18/2013 8:47:00 AM)

    This is an excellent write David. You described a situation of living
    in the street with good details. We are very fortunate to have roofs
    over our heads and family that cares for us. Some of them made a
    choice to live like that but the majority fell on misfortune or took a
    wrong turn. God still loves them also. A thought provoking write. (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (7/14/2013 4:02:00 PM)

    Interesting character painting here. In the old days, it seemed children dreamed of running away
    to join the circus..now they dream of having a home with (impossible dream!) two parents.. (Report) Reply

  • Shivangi Narayan (7/3/2013 10:41:00 AM)

    very sentimental poem......nice approach to help the needy.... (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Dasgupta (6/15/2013 3:45:00 PM)

    touching the heart.that is poetry for me (Report) Reply

  • R.j. Wynn (6/13/2013 9:51:00 AM)

    Amazing poetry, a sad thought, a good subject for a church. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins Heather Wilkins (5/29/2013 10:03:00 AM)

    A sad well worded poem. We forget to be grateful for our family and what we have. (Report) Reply

  • Indira Babbellapati (5/21/2013 7:39:00 AM)

    How much of a life you packed in few couplets! Bows... (Report) Reply

  • Freewill Amon Freewill Amon (5/18/2013 5:33:00 AM)

    Pathetic condition for a person. But I believe God is always interested in us and can change our situation if we invite him. This world is not a home. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster Adeline Foster (5/14/2013 5:09:00 PM)

    Interesting poem. Read mine - We the Unencumbered -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Corrine Shoemaker (5/8/2013 2:31:00 PM)

    I took your advice on reading this poem and I must say it was amazing. My poem I Dont Know Jack really has a resemblance to your poem. (Report) Reply

  • Steven Harris (4/17/2013 5:56:00 PM)

    Fantastic poem, good write my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Anthony Di''anno (4/10/2013 10:10:00 AM)

    I wonder if she knows that she moved someone to write a moving poem about her? (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed Aftab Alam Khursheed (3/25/2013 8:11:00 AM)

    the rackless society and she is the boon nice poem DAVID (Report) Reply










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