Poor child holds

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
About a porr child, a question, and one who is rich.

Submitted: December 07, 2008

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A lost child,
dirty and rib-skinny,
is singing and playing in a muddy puddle,
soaking a rag that is his clothes.
How can he be so happy,
when the child,
covered in riches,
clean and a bit chubby,
is feeling sad and alone?
I wonder,
what is it that the lost one holds,
that the rich does not?


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