Treasure Island

Aditi Khandelwal

(December 27 1997)

Cruel World


In this cruel world why is it so
Some people are called lords
Whereas some are considered so low
All are humans so why should some bow?

In this cruel world, why are
Some people are living in big mansions
And many on roads on tar
Why is there such a big bar?

In this cruel world, oh why
God, why you stay so low?
Here some on bed and some on roads lie
Please help us before all humanity dies.

Submitted: Monday, December 26, 2011

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  • teal Sky (4/17/2012 10:09:00 PM)

    Good one yet again.
    yes, it's a reality that many people have very less that in this world practically nothing to depend upon, still they have to, there is no choice.the poem is like a prayer, which seeks for betterment of the whole human race. (Report) Reply

  • Romeo Della Valle (4/16/2012 8:47:00 PM)

    Powerful and touching! There is always light at the end of the tunnel and no matter how long the tunnel is you will reach that light, especially when you are so young and talented! 10+++ Thank you for sharing this well crafted and poignant write! Keep it up! God Bless You! Love and Peace for always! Romeo-NYC (Report) Reply

  • Salema Khatun (1/7/2012 7:28:00 AM)

    this is a very nice poem....i appri your different point of view....ie other way of saying...loking things.... (Report) Reply

  • Lasoaphia Quxazs (1/5/2012 3:29:00 PM)

    Hi Aditi.
    Just remember as long as you dwell on these thoughts, you will be surrounded by this tragic. If you dwell on beauty and harmony, when you believe in it really, you shall have it. You will see those things, but it will not come near to you. It is not easy, but can be done. Just remember rich or poor they all have their lesson in life what they have to work out. If you know this, you get more understanding why things happen to some. But even the richest person is not happy because somebody will come and say no to them and they get a heart attack over it, they cannot control.
    Anyway you can put your words so beautifully together.
    Love you. (Report) Reply

  • Kara Towe (12/31/2011 2:22:00 PM)

    Very good poem.
    I believe there is so much cruelty because of all the sin in the world. If there were no sin no one would go with out or have more then others. Jesus had no possessions and only spoke of love. If we all lived by His example the world would be transformed to the way God wants it. So many don't even believe in Him, let alone try to do what He has instructed us to do. All these people who live by their own desires, add up and cause so much grief. It's like these people believe in only the survival of the fittest. So many refuse to believe in Christ, and choose to live by their own rules. Even some so called christian s aren't really christian. We all have something to learn from your poem. Thank you so very much for sharing. May God bless you with comfort, provision, favor, and joy throughout this new year. :) (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (12/26/2011 12:42:00 PM)

    Here your heart yells to God! ! !
    It's a good thought! !
    But we can only dream for equality! !
    A good poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

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