Francis Duggan

When Somebody's Loss - Poem by Francis Duggan

The big doubt on human values does remain
When somebody's loss is another one's gain
The wealthy minority the judgemental see as a success
Whilst the haves nots are those who do fail to impress
Of the people who social rank like to promote
Of your material assets and money they like to take note
Of the spirit of the fair go and human equality
These people do make a complete mockery
The one true egalitarian the Reaper does not discriminate
Between the pauper and the billionaire he does not differentiate
Yet he is the one most do fear and hate
The Reaper of lives none ever celebrate
When somebody's loss is another one's gain
That's something that's way beyond me to explain.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Sonnet

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Comments about When Somebody's Loss by Francis Duggan

  • (5/22/2016 11:31:00 PM)

    Somebody's loss may be another one's gain. It so happens many a times, hence, loss and gains too can be relative concepts. Thanks for sharing a thought provoking poem.10 points. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 22, 2016

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