Pictures | Teen Ink

Pictures MAG

March 9, 2010
By brie13 GOLD, Sparks, Nevada
brie13 GOLD, Sparks, Nevada
11 articles 0 photos 44 comments

Favorite Quote:
What is the meaning of life? -- To live ( Mr.Swigart- Bio Teacher)

The pictures keep flashing inside my head
Images of children with brown leathery skin
The grimy, moist tears that they shed
Make sympathetic tears roll down to my chin
Their playground's the trash that is thrown
in a river
Filled with yesterday's putrid raw sewage
Their only hope is some generous giver
Who might be able to help with some of the damage

The author's comments:
Children in Africa are one thing God has used to touch my heart with. Everything that is in their lives seems so tiring and harsh ...

Similar Articles


This article has 1 comment.

on Sep. 18 2010 at 7:51 pm
sweetly_broken GOLD, Garner, North Carolina
15 articles 0 photos 158 comments

Favorite Quote:
We never know how big we are until we are asked to rise.

this is great!! go.d has given me a passion for the roma people, commonly known as gypsies. i hope to work with them for about two years when i finish college. could you check out my poem, "Down in the valley" please?