Absolute Poverty Poem by Rose Marie Juan-austin

Absolute Poverty

Rating: 4.5

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

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

Sunday, November 17, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: poverty
Lyn Paul 17 November 2019

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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Dr Dillip K Swain 17 November 2019

A great short work carrying high impact! Thanks for sharing...................10++++++

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Bernard F. Asuncion 18 November 2019

An aid to humanity is quite necessary. A noble poem, dear ate Rose.....10++

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Anjandev Roy 18 November 2019

Meaningful piece. Thank u, dear poetess. anjandev roy.

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Kostas Lagos 18 November 2019

Caught in an ugly life... great senryu

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Shaun Cronick 08 October 2020

Rose Marie a poem to make us stop, think and reflect on just how lucky we all all. This could be a scene set in any first world city let alone any third world abode anywhere on the so called civilised world. One day things will change for the better, but. it's one day in the future and people struggle day by agonising day, on a hand to mouth existence, in the here and now timeline. Five stars for making us think and take care.

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Kesav Easwaran 05 February 2020

Hunger and illness. Escape is a must. And violence is not a means. Perfection despite poverty. Brilliant haiku piece 10+

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Edward Kofi Louis 30 November 2019

The chain of poverty! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 28 November 2019

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

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Dr Dillip K Swain 24 November 2019

A magnificent piece of work! My pleasure revisiting it!

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Rose Marie Juan-austin

Rose Marie Juan-austin

Laoag City, Philippines
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