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Too Many Suffering Humans

Too many human beings
Are suffering.
Day to night they are
Frantically working.

Always rushing, while living
As if in dead bodies
Too busy living
Life like addicts.

Nowhere to go,
Yet still they are running.
To save themselves
From others’ fury.

Allowing freedom to those
Who are murdering.
Turning a blind eye,
To all those who are suffering.

Humans beings are dying
Every single day.
To be reborn again in time
For the following day.

Just hoping that then
All greed will end,
Even in the most
Inhumane of men.

Looking for a better
Coming together of ways.
They are suffering
In their all days.

It may save their children.
Yet knowing
They will be wrongly proven.

What dreadful life
And luck awaits them?
Unending suffering
Is the future for them.

Too many of them
Are burdened with sufferings.
Who hands out luck
To them as offerings?

About this poem

Man-made suffering is earned as reward by the sufferer for the punishment for misdeeds in the previous life. One causes sufferings to another to balance the past account; or to pen for himself the hellish future in the next-life. Writing-off the bad-debts of another and not subjecting another the revenge. Improves Good-Karmas of a humane person. [ Representation of emotions in English from a Hindi song]

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Written on September 11, 1998

Submitted by prithvi_d on July 09, 2021

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Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 807
Words 149
Stanzas 10
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

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Discuss this Prithvi Datta poem with the community:

  • prithvi_d
    Melita; thanks for your efforts. Without knowing you, your's upbringing and ability to have awakened emotions. Reply to your observations would not be right.
    LikeReply 11 year ago
  • ScreamingTiger#2021
    Rather dim view of humankind. Try to look on the bright side.
    LikeReply 11 year ago


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