Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership
Quote of the Day

Quote Left"A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world."Quote Right

by Joseph Addison

  |  Comment

See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places

The worldwide cry

Edison Okoth Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled The worldwide cry which was written by poet Edison Okoth. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Edison Okoth

Best Edison Okoth Poems

+ Fav Poet

The worldwide cry

The worldwide cry.
From the four corners of the earth,
In the crowded street and lonely path,
One cry is heard,
A cry so sad

The cry of sons and mothers,
The cry of daughters and fathers,
Is that the monster within,
May not in us be seen

We cry for children in their childhood,
To keep their mortal fields so green,
We cry for adults in their adulthood,
To keep their bright linen clean

We cry for abstinence before marriage,
And faithfulness in marriage,
We cry for protection of life,
Before we all end in strife

Though our hearts bleed with sorrow,
Yes! we can hope for tomorrow,
For a new dawn has unfolded,
And the past hast been folded

Antiretrovirals is our new song,
What we had waited for so long,
Compliance is the key,
For the long life we hope to see

Better nutrition is the word in our lips,
Lest we all slumber and slip,
To infections ,
Worse than injections

We also cry to the one above,
The one we truly love,
For He wilt wipe our tears away,
So that long we wilt stay

Who wilt the ribbon mend,
And so our lives defend?

Who so brave can we send
To fight this monster to the end?

'Tis us all the affected,
As hands we join with the infected

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.