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The Poor Daughter Of India; The Poor Girl-Child Of India

The poor daughter of India
I see her sweeping the floor of the courtyard at daybreak
Into the hamlet homes,
Throwing the ashes from the earthen oven
And washing the utensils.

The poor girl-child of India, neglected an ignored,
Half-fed and half-clothed,
Clumsy and soiled,
I can see her helping her mother

In household works,
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: Love
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