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To The Every Face I Meet Down The Streets

By Gulshan Singh

 

To the every face I meet down the streets

I loose a step as humans to humanity

Ages along the schools I remember

They taught me to make a difference of lifes apart from texts

To the every face I meet down the streets

I loose my teaching, 

knowing the fact there isn't anything that made them smile

 

To the every creature we meet today

The humanity took the promise of nurturing them everyday

But we as humans run such races

That builds a neverending bridge of humanity

To the every face I meet down the streets

I hear the cries of broken dreams

 

Those faces I meet 

Has so much of hunger 

has so much of dreams

And we inspite, being blessed 

still fails to be the voice of their heart

To the every face I meet down the streets

They tell me stories and ask me questions

Why's life so bitter to us?

 

There's so much innocence in those sleepless eyes

There's so much life in those broken Bodies

There's so much soothing in those little leftover foods

And there's so much shame in ignoring them at every sight

 

To the every face you ever meet down the streets

Come back home being their lights and blankets 

And be the heat that will warm their hearts and soothe their lifes.

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This poem won in Instagram Weekly Contest held by @delhipoetryslam on the theme 'Street Kids'

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