Francis Duggan

Without The Rewards Of Pay - Poem by Francis Duggan

Your race or nationality or your breeding line
Of your worth as a person you should not define
But sadly in human kind this is not the case
There can be inequality in circumstance of birth and nationality and race
If we were all born to be equal how great this would be
The wealthy celebrity would only be equal to me
But for the few winners there are many losers life works in this way
And this seems a sad thing indeed for to say
But your compassion for others as a person says more about you
Than money and the fame that goes with it can ever do
The kind and compassionate as people are great
As a better World to live in they help to create
The good person performs good deeds every day
By helping poor people without the rewards of pay.

Topic(s) of this poem: humanity

Form: Sonnet

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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