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! ! ! ! Hanging By A Slender Thread...! ! ! !

Rating: 2.7
Standing hunched on the parapet of a high rise,
At dusk, waiting impatiently for the night fall.
So many thoughts raced through the mind
Like a tree top shaking during a storm.

He climbed down…to or not to jump,
What if I just end up with broken limbs?
He thought tearfully swallowing a lump
In his throat; that would be worse than this…
Awoke startled, as birds announced it was dawn,
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Rajnish Manga 31 March 2015
The enactment of a scene where a man with suicidal tendency suddenly abjures the obsession and says- Let us give life a try..... Life is precious- a gift, bowed, grateful for the advice…. Thanks for sharing this emotional piece of poetry.
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A poem written gracefully, as usal 10
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Sulaiman Mohd Yusof 25 February 2009
Why human committed suicide? Pressurized stigma and dignity.
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Sathyanarayana M V S 24 February 2009
This is certainly a great poem. The treatment given to the subject is extraordinary. Yes Mamtaji, we have no right to take away the life gifted by God. Life is a cycle of joys and sorrows......not just one........Everyone has to remember.
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