Am I a Criminal?

wordcraze By wordcraze, 11th Jan 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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People suffering from AIDS are not accepted as just another persons suffering from a lethal disease. They are looked down upon. A Cancer patient might get all the sympathies and prayers, then why not AIDS patients. They need us! They need our love & care not our anguish or ignorance. Accept them and be by their side, do not disrespect them.

AIDS

Am I a criminal?
Why am I the one accused?
What wrong have I done?
Why am I questioned?

I was jus trying to find,
A lil happiness for myself,
A lil respect for myself,
I never harmed anyone,
Then why am I called the culprit?

Suffering from this deadly disease,
Wasn’t my choice;
Neither was I born with it
Then why am I treated as an untouchable?

There aint less physical pain I am going through,
Then why are you inflicting this mental anguish on me?

Why am I boycotted?
Why am I left all alone?
I am dying anyway,
Why then am I not allowed,
To live some moments as I wish!

AIDS is not crime,
It is not something,
One prays to have,
Don’t please treat me like a traitor,
A stain on society,
I am one of you,
You could be in my place too,

But you are not and I am;
Just a lil ill-fated!

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Abandoned, Abandoning, Abandonment, Agony, Aids, Aids Studies, Aids Victims, Anger, Crime, Crimes, Hiv, Hiv And Aids, Hiv Or Aids, Hiv Virus, Mental Abuse, Mental Anguish, Mental Health, Mental Healthy, Mental Wellness, Mentally Ill, Pain, Painful, Pains, Societal Norms, Societal Trends, Society, Society Consider, Society Today, Stain, Stains, Traitor, Vicabandon, Victim, Victim Mindset, Victimless Crimes

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author avatar wordcraze
i m a lawyer by profession..so love everything that revolves around law and society...
i m a poet by passion...so i m in love with words...and an avid reader...so my life revolves around words!

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author avatar Jhon Marshall
25th Nov 2013 (#)

feel very sorry for those innocent victims

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