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The author is trying to be imaginative about the sufferings of suicidal victims that we come across in the columns of a newspaper diurnal.

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He should be enjoying the blissful petrichor,

But here he is standing all alone at the mountain edge,

thinking if he should take a leap and see what it feels like

When he should be sitting leisurely staring at the night sky,

Here he is thinking in fact,

'overthinking'

what can make him happy in his life?

The world keeps running after money

and he can't help but think about the same,

he heard his parents saying we don't have enough money,

Whom to blame?

his rich friends that make him gulp every time he tries to talk,

his relatives who don't want to be in touch with him anymore,

maybe the society,

that makes him think he needs to do

needs to be

-SOMETHING.

to be recognized and respected.

He is only nineteen.



Comments

ISHIKA MEHERE (author) from NAGPUR on August 31, 2021:

It is indeed heartbreaking to have such a society which has become so selfish that it does not even bother to ask their neighborhood if they are fine or are doing well.

I am grateful for your compliment.

Hope you have a great day ahead buddy.

Misbah Sheikh from The World of Poets on August 31, 2021:

This is so heartbreaking. Society has a great influence on our lives. It is so disheartening that in this modern world, we have such narrow minds that we respect people based on their bank balance. This is a great shame and a harsh reality. Ishika, thank you for sharing this and for raising a voice against this cruelty. Take care and stay safe!!

Blessings and Love to you, dear friend

ISHIKA MEHERE (author) from NAGPUR on August 31, 2021:

It is indeed the sad reality of life for some people eman. I hope everyone realises that soon.

Nian from Pakistan on August 31, 2021:

You wrote a sad reality in this poem. Everyone deserves respect.

ISHIKA MEHERE (author) from NAGPUR on August 31, 2021:

Yes @jodah it is really dreadful that he thinks this way. I agree with what you said. Everyone definitely deserves respect for "being a human being" they don't need to do something out of ordinary to be loved .

Hope you have a great day ahead.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on August 31, 2021:

So sad that he thinks he needs to be something he isn't, and that society is causing him to think that way and contemplate ending it especially at such a young age. We all deserve respect and recognition.

ISHIKA MEHERE (author) from NAGPUR on August 31, 2021:

Tell me what you thought about it?

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