Asma Zenjali

Homeless - Poem by Asma Zenjali

a child And his mother sat alone
They seemed cold and tired..
For losing their home
the child was saying:
'Mother why do we live outside...
Where it is cold, hidding from everything
While we are nothing..
But two homeless
a mother And child
Haven't we had a house with a door! ?
And a garden with roses that you adored
now i am denied in this corner
Holding some bread as gold
Feeling happy for being saved
From death and hunger
Mother! ? ...Why you are silent!
Do you remember our nights sitting around..
Watching movies till morning
i wake up in my warm room.
Where in bed i am found
i don't like tv any more
it shows people dying as never before
You used to stop me from going out.
i wish we can go now inside
And run to daddy to carry me high
with his strong bones and fly
you slept ...right?
why you are cold and white! '
A man give the kid some charity
the woman seemed dead from cold
he hugged him feeling sad and pity
The boy said:
' it is okay, with your money our house will be rebuilt
i will go to school
My mother will take me to bed
And Just like those days
we will pray for my father always '
he slept on her chest feeling tired
the boy woke up.. the mother was gone
he sat thinking silently..
Whether death took his mom
Or that mysterious man...

Topic(s) of this poem: homeless

Comments about Homeless by Asma Zenjali

  • Madhuram SharmaMadhuram Sharma (5/14/2017 12:49:00 PM)

    very nyc..... (Report)Reply

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  • Abderrahmane DakirAbderrahmane Dakir (1/25/2017 5:44:00 AM)

    Well done, Your lines made me cry. The world situation now let anybody cry for our children injured. Thank you. (Report)Reply

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  • Saadat TahirSaadat Tahir (9/10/2016 7:57:00 AM)

    a sad commentary on the fate of so many children world is an increasingly common state of affairs with all manner of refuges...some going east some west...knowing not why the situation has unfolded as it has
    sad poignant and well written


    Asma ZenjaliAsma Zenjali(1/3/2017 1:58:00 PM)

    Thank you so much dear poet ^^

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  • Asma ZenjaliAsma Zenjali (8/25/2016 5:47:00 PM)

    Thaank you so much Abduhoo, , , , i am sorry for your tears but this is what happening in reality, i wish it will change one day (Report)Reply

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  • Abduhoo SalamathAbduhoo Salamath (8/25/2016 2:53:00 PM)

    what a poem...i cant control my eyes couldnt stop tears to flow after read your poem...really heat touhing poem....tyhanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Asma ZenjaliAsma Zenjali (8/21/2016 6:05:00 PM)

    Thank you both Dr. Tony and mohamed skati for reading, i am glad you like the topic and u agree on what is touching, cruel and hard that is homelesness ^^ (Report)Reply

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  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (8/20/2016 12:04:00 PM)

    my dear poetess. very sad and poetic description of poverty, suffering, homelessness, in this cruel world.
    you have great power in you to express your insights. this is a very touching poem. it touched the emotional string in my heart......... thank you dear poetess

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  • Mohammad SkatiMohammad Skati (8/19/2016 6:42:00 AM)

    Generally speaking, great poetess, it's a pretty poem with a pretty subject which is homelessness. Homelessness is something cruel and hard. Our world is cruel enough simply because there are a lot of homeless people here and there as a result of on-going wars or any disasters without any efforts to fix these problems.A good luck. (Report)Reply

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  • Asma ZenjaliAsma Zenjali (8/18/2016 7:54:00 PM)

    Thank you mr mohammed very clever opinion (Report)Reply

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  • Asma ZenjaliAsma Zenjali (8/18/2016 5:04:00 PM)

    Thank you so much for your opinion... appreciated (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar JawadAkhtar Jawad (8/18/2016 10:32:00 AM)

    A very impressive poem describing a child who has lost his home and his father, charity may rebuilt his house but how he will get his father back. The question arises how his house was destroyed and his father was dead.
    It seems that the family is a war affected and the child was constrained to pay the libel of war. A touching poem, the poetess has very effectively narrated the tragedy.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 11, 2016

Poem Edited: Friday, August 12, 2016

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