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(27 November 1967 / Moez Monzil, Komlapur, Faridpur, Bangladesh)

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A Common Tragedy

When a fire breaks out
In a garments factory
Some workers escape
Others are trampled to death
Now a common tragedy

Submitted: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Edited: Saturday, October 13, 2012


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  • Paul Brookes (12/10/2012 4:49:00 AM)

    Good insight yes the rich can close their eyes to the small tragedies of the poor As some one once famously said todays news is tomorrows rubbish: 0)

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  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (10/20/2012 12:38:00 PM)

    Yes, it is very tragic and it happens again and again many places in our world. May the security of the laborers be seriously looked at by the companies. Thanks for raising this issue.

  • Macanthony Chijioke Nwatu (10/18/2012 7:38:00 AM)

    Ya, you are right. Nice picturesque

  • Sarojini Pattayat (10/14/2012 4:05:00 AM)

    A real picture in the poem.well written.

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