sufferer

Leon Pryce By Leon Pryce, 21st May 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
Posted in Wikinut>Writing>Poetry

i was born in sufferation and poverty. even today i still suffer because i am unable to afford certain things, and when you ask people for assistance they try to demean you before they offer help.

i suffer for

I was born a sufferer
I suffer for the basic things of life
Which many take for granted

I suffer for food, clothing and shelter
I suffer for love, life
And the hope that things will be better

I`m a sufferer
I’m hungry and poor
I need help but I’m ignored
I called to you every day that passed me by
With my saliva drenched mouth
And my tearful eyes

Sufferer, yes, i`m a sufferer
Some say life is sweet
But I can`t taste it
Because it`s been too long since
I ate a meal

Barefoot and ragged these streets
I tread looking for bread
I was born a sufferer
I will have to suffer
Till i`m dead

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Barefoot And Ragged, Bread, Dead, Every Day, Hungry And Poor, Life Is Sweet, Meal, Saliva Drenched Mouth, Tearful Eyes, These Streets

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author avatar Leon Pryce
i mostly write poetry and essays. i have been struggling for many years to make it as a successful writer but my persistence remain and i hope i will get the support of readers here.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
22nd May 2012 (#)

Some do suffer for no fault of theirs. But we should never lose hope. There are kind souls everywhere to lend a hand - siva

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author avatar Leon Pryce
23rd May 2012 (#)

Thanks for those words of hope

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