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This post containts disturbing imagery.
You put your tie on,
Fix your hair up,
Crib about a job that sucks,
And you head out for work.
With a grocery list in your pocket,
Dreams weighed down by responsibilities,
You mask your sorrow with a smile,
And you get on with your day.
Monotony is draining you,
But you know it’s all worth it,
You do it for your family,
As you secretly hope for a change.
And suddenly your wish come true,
Your life changes forever,
But not the way you wanted it to,
You are greeted by horror.
A hot blob of fire straight to your face,
You have no time to react,
Just a chilling shriek escapes,
As the flames eat you up.
Oh, how horrific is that?
I wish them upon none.
But it’s a reality for many,
So many innocent lives lost.
While this incident took place 5 years ago, scars like this take a lot more time to heal. It’s something that changes a person’s life once and for all.
A Tiny Request:
Bangladeshi Photojournalist, GMB Akash has been taking an initiative to help people around by providing them with education, helping them set up a small business, and more. I’m sure there are more amazing people like him trying to make a difference, promote them, donate if you can.
Most of my poetry this month will revolve around his photostories.