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Infant on the sidewalk

Infant on the sidewalk

This  metropolis
Mega  mother to many 
Her big breasts for the suckling for some

And  her kindly crumbs
for the picking for a few
I am new  and without the least clue

Like the infant lying on outstretched legs
Staring big at the high heavens
From  lap of mom sit to beg
On  the sidewalk.

@ 23/Nov/12

S.Jagathsimhan Nair
For Jim David's 'Free-for-all

ENTRYFOR PD's 'ANY POEM GOES' on 4th Mar 13

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:17:00 AM
    A great Free -for-all winning poem. *CONGRATULATIONS!!! With your awesome winning write. have a great day, TA TA TA * Linda

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 11:02:00 PM
    powerful;;

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 9:26:00 AM
    I really like this one, Jag. How are you this July day! it's holiday time in America, but hubbie and I really have no plans. Congrats on your win. It was nice seeing you on this list.

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 11:53:00 PM
    this is very nice Jag, love SKAT

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 7:18:00 PM
    Jag, the scene is perfectly painted of how we are enveloped in the sidewalk ... great use of symbolism. Congratulations on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 6:12:00 PM
    Jag, a powerful write. Thought provoking. Congratulations on your well deserve win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 12:36:00 PM
    Thoughtful and provoking. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 10:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Jag, a thought provoking write, xx

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 9:50:00 PM
    Jag, ;-) congratulations with your sweet and awesome win, in my any poem goes contest. Good Night~ LINDA

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Jag, this poem says so much in few words--congrats!

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 10:45:00 AM
    wow this is so powerful , so heartfelt and sincerely written, wonderful poem Jag...

  1. Date: 11/23/2012 7:05:00 AM
    Jag, I love this, it conjours a great image...David