What I need?

Posted: August 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

I can see,
I can talk and
I can walk.

My eyes were dried of crying,
My hands were maimed with lack of energy.
We drink our blood inspite of drinking water.
We eat our flesh despite of food.

I can feel it and
I can see it.

I touched your legs,
I prayed you liked a god and
I begged you for a penny.
My heart was stinging,
my stomach was squeezing.

I can feel it and
I can sense it.

My eyes were closing,
My body was petrified.
It was going to stop.
I can feel the coldness that swobbed me and,
I can sense the death.

God, help us, atleast with the worst.

I don’t need a house,
but what I need was shelter for my body in rain.
I don’t need the delicious dishes,
but I need food to stay alive.
I don’t need costly drink,
but I need a cup of water.

I am just 4 years old,
Help me god, and save me.

I don’t want the gloam with lightening flickers,
but I want the flinders of light to lighten up the gloam.

  1. Jingle says:

    vivid images of a 4 year old’s feelings…

  2. fiveloaf says:

    4 year old? really? wow!

  3. Jingle says:

    thanks for linking in.
    Happy Monday!

  4. Compelling and sad. There is so much pain in this poem and in the world.

  5. Olivia says:

    sad, painful and highly expressive.. wonderfully done My Dear..!!

    Happy Potluck

  6. Jingle says:

    visit poets from our list, have fun!

  7. Jingle says:

    I am working on placing your link to Jingle Poetry blog roll,
    I have been occupied by so many stuff, sorry for being late. it will appear within a week.
    your poetry rocks.
    keep it coming…

    write a poem related to 7 sins, link to our potluck today.
    Thanks for the support.

  8. Scent of my heart says:

    It’s sad how many kids alone and scared there are … very touching poem! Thanks for sharing!

    I’d like to wish you a Merry Christmas and to say thank you for the support to Jingle Poetry, with you standing beside us, we are able to continue our efforts by providing the platform for poets who share and encourage…BEST wishes for the year 2011…your poetry has enlightened our community and made us smile.

    Blessings fly your way, Happy Holidays!


    Hope to see you on Sunday Poetry Potluck again, let me know if you have questions..old poems or poems unrelated to our theme are welcome..

    week 15 theme: reflections, interpretations, and musings.

    Take care!

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