Who is Truly Poor?

Who is truly poor?

The person with hardly any riches,

Or he who is ‘dark’ inside,

And yearns, like Macbeth, for more.


Poverty is just a fleeting abstraction,

It’s our selfless nature,

That can turn our lone ‘home’,

Into a place devoid of unwanted mystification.  


Being literally charitable is what we must dream of,

It’s there in the heart; just a bit honest search is enough.


Author's Notes/Comments: 

In the 7th line, the word 'home' symbolises the world.

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