Based on a true story from my hometown.

Down lived a girl in the streets,
young, beautiful, jolly and kind.
She loved to gossip all the time.
Eve she used to hang out with friends,
towards the shop through the narrow lane.
But now her exam’s moving on,
and she missed the gossips going around.
Days passed and her exam’s over,
now she came out of the cover.
Laughing, smiling she passed her days,
she was happy, she was gay.
Crossed few months,
it’s time for results,
her heart’s beating,
faster and faster.
Finally the day of the result came by,
she went her school wishing for the sky.
Her family, her friends waiting home,
hoping to see something not wrong.
Hours past and she came home crying,
without speaking a word she ran to her room.
Her mom not scold, to heal her pain,
she was their sole, she was the main.
She stood speechless without a noise,
a child playing outside recognise,
that some smokey smell spread around.
Up he looked and saw a huge cloudy black smoke,
which made the hearts of the people stroke.
That’s the fire coming from her room,
the door from inside was locked,
and she couldn’t be seen,
minutes past and people broke the door,
and she was wrapped with fire to the core.
Her satin dress was stucked to her body,
her face and corpse burnt like nobody.
She burnt herself with the agony,
that she could not pass but fail,
this is not a fiction based from book,
but a real tale.


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  • AlmaG on Jan 12, 2010

    OMG this is so sad :(

  • wonder on Jan 12, 2010

    This is a terrible episode, the whole system and outlook should be changed.

  • qasimdharamsy on Jan 12, 2010

    very sad….

  • standingproud on Jan 12, 2010

    yes very sad

  • albert1jemi on Jan 12, 2010

    thats really really so sad

  • ladydryle on Jan 12, 2010

    oooh…so sad..a tragic one…

  • Sourav on Jan 12, 2010

    Very tragic. These kinds of incidents are happening more and more…. very painful.

  • TroostAvenue on Jan 12, 2010

    The shame, the sense of failure must have been overwhelming. The greater the prize, the greater the loss, and so many family members dependent on that success. Is there someone to blame?
    A faceless government clerk? Tradition? Poverty? All this while we waste billions on weapons, and war, and the tools of hatred. So sad. The poem itself; the message of course is marvelous but the poem itself needs some polish. It reads and sounds a bit rough in places.

  • tonywriter on Jan 13, 2010

    very sad fact and PAINFUL DESCRIPTION,Thank you friend for sharing your pain with me.

  • thuanynguyen on Jan 14, 2010

    Oh my, it is really sad..

  • drelayaraja on Jan 15, 2010

    Pathetic and sorrow

  • LOVELYHONEY on Jan 16, 2010


  • Sushant94 on Jan 21, 2010


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