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How I Became Poor

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A poor little girl
with other poor kids
playing in garbage
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I was seeing
and thinking
about her
and my baby
and their innocence

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Shahzia Batool 03 January 2014

The first thought after reading came as the effect of an evil-eye or i don't know what it is called nazar lagna jo hota he...as i tried to find out the reason for the title in the poem...but then Valsa ji's opinion made me think i might be wrong...but no probz as interpretation of the poems is always open, isn't it?

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Valsa George 02 January 2014

When you see a starving baby rummaging the garbage, if you can think of your baby and place him/ her in your thoughts, it is compassion and automatically a desire will arise in you to pacify him/ her! A good poem!

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Nosheen Irfan 04 September 2016

Beautifully written. Poverty is a harsh reality that makes us think of our good fortune. Written with great empathy.

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Edward Kofi Louis 25 July 2016

Poverty! Seen everywhere in the world. Thanks for sharing.

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V P Mahur 29 March 2014

Dear Ali, deep and serious thought of compassion for the poor. thanks for your comments. Be close.

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Mj Lemon 09 June 2017

Amazing work, Muhammad. Poverty can come in the form of a stunning realization. A very powerful observation.

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Akhtar Jawad 19 February 2017

An impressive write, a touching poem...............................................

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Susan Williams 04 January 2017

There can be no one truly rich in a world that has such large amounts of poverty and illness and lack of hope. May we all give out of our bounty so that no child goes hungry again ever

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Unwritten Soul 22 December 2016

The only keep lil kids fine is innocence, they never know what means of poor..just live life happily and love everything...until they grown up and threaten by cruelty that breathing around the world.... After all rich and poor only want peaceful life...but what make the difference is who will be on the top, and thats killing the innocence...and cruelty will take place....lovely write dear! write more new poems i read almost all your poems and you may have something new to talk and share thoughts now...let it be free

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Nosheen Irfan 04 September 2016

I must add that poverty is a scar on the face of humanity and as long as there are poor hungry people, every human on earth must feel he has failed himself and his fellow men. Great write.

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