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A Blind Beggar

Rating: 4.4
Eye sockets mere bruises
Alike to closed fists
Save whole being tangled
In his last rags
All else dissolved-
A vase dripping away
Holding time's finger

Rattling his soul
As a broken alms bowl,
Unable to knock open
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David Wood 12 December 2020
Brilliant poem, not only must we help the poor, homeless and unwanted, we must aim to eradicate poverty and homelessness. A brilliant poem, thank you.
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Savita Tyagi 27 May 2020
All else dissolves but the basic need to feed oneself.....The bitter truth of hunger and poverty rattles our souls.a very poignant poem.
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Anjandev Roy 27 May 2020
This is superb piece.....thank u, dear poet. anjandev roy.
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Milos Jovanka 25 March 2020
a touching and thoughtful work, in every city there are beggars and the world is deaf to their cries. Thank you for remembering those lost.
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Tinashe Mupedzapasi 04 October 2019
touching and beautiful writing
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Rattling his soul As a broken alms bowl, .touching imagery
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Uche Nwanze 02 September 2019
Another brilliant masterpiece from a genius. Thumbs up for this remarkable piece of creativity.
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Abdulrauf Muhammad 26 August 2019
A fascinating and also sad poetry, well spoken
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Aniruddha Pathak 14 August 2019
Unable to knock open A deaf world's door... This and other expressions especially in the second stanza, a very well-writ piece
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Bonaventure Onuabuchi 13 April 2019
This is a very dark piece. Hopelessness, poor state of life, and all in this sort are the images reading this work brings upon one's thought. I love poems of this kind, and this is a good one.
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