Rose Marie Juan Austin

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Absolute Poverty - Poem by Rose Marie Juan Austin

He want to escape
Hunger, illness and violence
Unable to act.


Copyright 2019, Rose Marie Juan-Austin, All Rights Reserved

Topic(s) of this poem: poverty


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  • Edward Kofi Louis (11/30/2019 6:56:00 AM)

    The chain of poverty! ! !


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Sylvia Frances Chan (11/28/2019 3:22:00 AM)

    If he does not act, poverty will not change his situation. Without move, not a bit better.. A brilliant haiku, and powerful verse. BUT because he has sunk so deep in poverty, no energy anymore to fight against, he's fully drowned. Absolute marvelous and important message. Thank you so much for sharing. A 10 Full Score and myriad of 10's more (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/24/2019 12:34:00 AM)

    A magnificent piece of work! My pleasure revisiting it! (Report)Reply

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  • (11/23/2019 6:52:00 PM)

    A short masterpiece. Very well composed. Thanks for sharing, Rose.10+ (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar Jawad (11/20/2019 3:44:00 AM)

    One must make efforts to get rid of poverty. A nice message. (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (11/20/2019 1:16:00 AM)

    He wants to escape
    but there are want of absolute escapist!
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  • Aniruddha Pathak (11/19/2019 11:10:00 PM)

    Beautiful,
    It reminds me of a Sanskrit saying (actually a line from a subhashita) that reads:
    bubhookshitah kim na karoti paapam |
    It wonders: a hungry maw,
    oh, what evil would it not resort to!
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  • Kostas Lagos (11/18/2019 11:01:00 AM)

    Caught in an ugly life... great senryu (Report)Reply

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  • (11/18/2019 9:50:00 AM)

    Meaningful piece. Thank u, dear poetess. anjandev roy. (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (11/18/2019 2:35:00 AM)

    An aid to humanity
    is quite necessary.
    A noble poem, dear
    ate Rose.....10++
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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (11/17/2019 11:53:00 PM)

    A great short work carrying high impact! Thanks for sharing...................10++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (11/17/2019 7:58:00 PM)

    A reminder of just how fortunate I am, we are!
    The news shows poverty yet not the full extent.
    When we donate money for this cause it fails to be received.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Poem Edited: Sunday, November 17, 2019


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