Siyabonga A Nxumalo

Freshman - 634 Points (South Africa)

Why? ? ? ? - Poem by Siyabonga A Nxumalo

Why some children grow faster,
And some dont?

Is it because some are
Well looked after,
And some are not?

They say,
'Rain fall on both
The poor man and
The rich man'.

Why for some children,
Growing up is inevitable,
But for some its evitable?

Why SALARY grows
So slowly, while
Her friends,
Bread, Petrol and Meat
Grow so fast?


Comments about Why? ? ? ? by Siyabonga A Nxumalo

  • Neela Nath Das (6/9/2012 5:24:00 AM)


    A thought provoking poem.Really if this world is for all irrespective of class, caste, community then why is this in equality? (Report) Reply

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  • Hans Vr (4/26/2012 9:21:00 PM)


    Indeed Why? ?
    I fully agree with you, the world is not fair to the children.
    Keep writing these innermost convictions in excellent poetry like this and one day the world will wake up.
    The world has to wake up. It will wake up. It will be ashamed of itself. Let us go on and shake the world awake.
    Excellent poem, Siya. Well done.
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  • Sharad Juneja (4/22/2012 1:44:00 PM)


    very nicely described (Report) Reply

  • (4/22/2012 10:15:00 AM)


    And elsewhere we have two countries in one.And in one part of that country the kids must steal to survive.....and in the other affluent part of the same country with the most unequal society on earth the kids have everything.Thanks for your wonderful poem.You're the man (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (4/16/2012 4:03:00 PM)


    We cannot predict anything/ good poem! ! (Report) Reply

  • (4/12/2012 3:27:00 PM)


    A nice thought dear brother....It is worthy...

    Rain fall on both
    The poor man and
    The rich man'.

    Why for some children,
    Growing up is inevitable,
    But for some its evitable?

    Why SALARY grows
    So slowly, while
    Her friends,
    Bread, Petrol and Meat
    Grow so fast?
    good lines
    (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 12, 2012



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