THE WORKING PEOPLE

Poem by: Shweta

Summary

THis is a tribute to all factory working people...their hard work is commendable and suffering is just what needs condolece

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Submitted: June 14, 2010

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Submitted: June 14, 2010

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The Working People

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Curse the people, who say,

Change is the only constant, don’t fray.

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Life’s been always the same,

It’s not interesting like a chess game.

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Dulled with monotonous day,

With little time to lay.

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Days devoured by the factory,

Lives shackled by the machinery.

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Advancing one more step to the grave,

Shorting the days of their lives as slaves.

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Wrangling with themselves as they work,

Every bit of accumulated energy being sucked.

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No innovative ideas ever streamed through their minds,

Only occupied by the heavy hum as that of trains.

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Life’s been always like that,

Grimy, greasy, stinky and matt.

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Only delight on which life delicately sustained,

Was the evening when supper and rest awaited.

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Sinking eyes once again glittered,

Oil-smeared faces lit and glistened.

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Respectable married ones longed for their family,

Privileged bachelors resorted to ale anxiously.

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Their tired bodies go into deep slumber,

Dead still not even daring to lumber.

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Feeling of complacency killing all life-long desire,

Awaiting eagerly to be kindled by any angel of fire.

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Romancing through the slippery night,

Just to wake up and start another day’s fight.

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Eyes protruding and bodies crumpled,

Faces grimaced and hair rumpled.

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Scuttling out of their little grey houses,

Like a hoard of frightened cockroaches.

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Basking in the crisp and dusty air of dawn,

Huddling towards the factory out of the town.

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Lives sacrificed in serving the so- called privileged people,

With certain solicitude, officialdoms call them: THE WORKING PEOPLE.


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THis is a tribute to all factory working people...their hard work is commendable and suffering is just what needs condolece

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