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A Wish

A Wish

For children sired from out of wedlock
Roaming the streets, begging for alms
With weary eyes from a day’s plight
To get their crumbs  and spare  the night

For girls robbed and sanctity trampled
Buried in rut,  and scared to move
Spurned and cast away from home
With queuing lads to buy her form

For souls scorned and gloomed
Who live a  life of doom and misfortunes 
May find their life at the end of the fork
Espousing all strength, and daring to move.

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  1. Date: 1/27/2013 12:11:00 PM
    An incredible poem on a an important issue affecting the society. Well done. Thanks for your incredible comments on my Senryu Love, Maria. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 10:22:00 AM
    Wonderful, compassionate poem, Mariy... Braveo... Terry

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 1:46:00 PM
    this one was deep Maria, thank your for your read,...PD

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:52:00 PM
    Very impressive depiction of social malaise. I like it. Thanks Maria for your kind comments on my poem Rains. Rains trigger sad memories and that is what my poem depicts. Love. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 1/10/2013 9:54:00 PM
    This is extremely well written!

  1. Date: 1/8/2013 5:22:00 PM
    hi dear Maria.. thank you so very much for your stopping by..wishing you all the best ..luv to read your write as well.. luv and hugs :) <3SK