Rose Marie Juan Austin

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Corruption -2 - Poem by Rose Marie Juan Austin

Corruption is an ugly and indelible stain
That attaches to the very core of a nation
Like a dark cloud that threatens
The sky's calmness
And envelopes the face
Of humanity with disgrace.


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

Topic(s) of this poem: corruption


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  • Akhtar Jawad (6/23/2019 12:14:00 AM)

    A very good poem on corruption. (Report)Reply

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  • Mahtab Bangalee (6/18/2019 4:52:00 AM)

    Corruption is an ugly and indelible stain// beautiful introduction of corruption (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Dillip K Swain (6/17/2019 1:16:00 AM)

    Like a dark cloud that threatens..yes, I absolutely agree with you! Well penned......................10 (Report)Reply

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  • Kostas Lagos (6/16/2019 6:33:00 AM)

    Yes, that's exactly what it is! Good one (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/13/2019 2:44:00 PM)

    Corruption sinks everything down! ! ! Deep down! Destroying righteous morals.

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Aniruddha Pathak (6/13/2019 6:19:00 AM)

    Well said, and corruption has greed at the root. (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (6/13/2019 1:23:00 AM)

    Corruption is so rampant in the modern world in every walk of life! That is a fast spreading epidemic, obstructing the world's onward progress! Unfortunately it is not confined to any particular group! It has infested everyone from top to bottom, especially the ruling class! Like a dark cloud shadowing the sky, corruption is defacing the entire mankind! Great comparison! (Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (6/12/2019 6:20:00 PM)

    Corruption, sad to say, has been in man's mind since time immemorial.
    Human is selfish and has excessive desire for more of something
    than is needed. His deeds are motivated by naked ambition and greed.
    A powerful write, dear Ate Rose........A full 10+++++
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  • Jane Campion (6/12/2019 3:00:00 PM)

    We see corruption full on in this well formed poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/12/2019 2:15:00 PM)

    Well said, Rose.
    An excellent piece of work!
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  • Prabir Gayen (6/12/2019 1:36:00 PM)

    The sky's calmness
    And envelopes the face
    Of humanity with disgrace.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Poem Edited: Wednesday, June 12, 2019


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