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Man in distress

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Man in distress

" Each experience is locked within my heart and only I hold the key"


Where is this world of ours headed for
Can’t it see a lone man gasping for breath
What does it mean to bear a famous name
Can it stand the namelessness among unknown men
A passenger taken ill and an unmoving crew
A hale and hearty youth who wouldn’t fetch a car
The hospital of the poorest he reaches at last
No light shines there except the match stick
So it can go out,  as he steps in at night
So those who want not to see mercifully can’t
The candle that comes late is fighting the night
For a man with the splendour that laughs at all light.



Contest: A fragment of life  
Sponsor: Constance La France ~ A Rambling Poet
By: S.Jagathsimhan Nair,  24 aug 11

Entry for PD's darkest poem contest on 22 feb 13










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  1. Date: 2/25/2013 8:21:00 AM

    Jag, so many powerful writes here and yours is no exception!

  1. Date: 2/24/2013 9:51:00 PM

    Jag... congratulations with your awesome deep and darken poem* GOODNIGHT!!! xox~LINDA

  1. Date: 6/25/2012 7:24:00 PM

    wELL, HERE'S ONE i HAVE NOT ENCOUNTERED YET...vERY NICE!....SOUP MAIL.

  1. Date: 8/28/2011 1:38:00 AM

    such a sad thing. A condemnation of an uncaring society. Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 3:17:00 PM

    Well done. I enjoyed your entry. Tony

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 2:54:00 PM

    Congratulations on your top ten win. Joyce

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 2:26:00 PM

    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in Constance's "A Fragment of Life" contest Jag. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 12:23:00 PM

    jag, woooh!...sunny congrats on your special win :) huggs

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 12:22:00 PM

    Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 11:15:00 AM

    Congrats Jag on another top ten win with this tremendous write luv.. enjoy..super...

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 9:06:00 AM

    Lift your pen and let your creative words flow onto the paper Jag. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. I enjoyed reading your poetry this morning. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/25/2011 3:51:00 AM

    whew, a searing piece that pounds and pounds.. winning wishes, jag... power-packed! :) huggs, nette