survi sharma

Human Species - Poem by survi sharma

so, you wrote
and then us

so, you know
unlike you.
human like?

so, you held
us unworthy
of reason
to study.

so, you taught

so, you practise

Poet's Notes about The Poem

I found this poem in the diary of my friend who was dalit, who committed suicide last year.
A tribute to him.

Comments about Human Species by survi sharma

  • Bri Edwards (7/18/2013 10:42:00 PM)

    i had a little trouble at first, trying to figure out if where the commas all were made sense to me. when i finished reading i decided that the commas were ok where they were, but i wanted to know to whom the poet was writing. do you know? and do you know if it WAS a suicide note? ; one reader thought it was.
    if your friend doesn't mind you submitting the poem, then i say good for you to share it with poemhunter.
    thanks for sharing the poem and for the poem note.
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  • Hazel Durham (7/18/2013 4:15:00 AM)

    Poweful write and great message....thanks for sharing, (Report) Reply

  • Mona Goldword (7/7/2013 4:15:00 PM)

    fast and interesting..i like it (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (7/7/2013 6:40:00 AM)

    so you taught our touch pollutes, lot of pathos in the line....a very moving poem! (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilkins (7/4/2013 9:12:00 PM)

    a nice tribute to your friend. very touching (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (7/4/2013 11:20:00 AM)

    Highly charged with emotion. Very touchy. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (6/28/2013 9:22:00 AM)

    a nice tribute. but i hate racism (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (6/28/2013 2:34:00 AM)

    A very touching tribute to your friend. Society should learn from their suicide. (Report) Reply

  • David Wood (6/28/2013 2:34:00 AM)

    A very touching tribute to your friend. Society should learn from their suicide. (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2013 1:41:00 AM)

    By commiting suicide after leaving the poem as suicide note ur friend has given a hard slap on the so called modern and liberal society. (Report) Reply

  • Aric Beers (6/27/2013 1:17:00 PM)

    Simply written with a great message. I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Jenie Franksay (6/27/2013 11:08:00 AM)

    bit touched....
    good poem..
    country's talents are getting destroyed due to
    these kind of malpractices..
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  • Vishal Sharma (6/27/2013 3:31:00 AM)

    racism, a bad act
    a nice tribute to him
    may he rest in peace
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 27, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 27, 2013

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