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  • 1. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com The Cry of Children – poem Prepared by: Sony Padikal Email- sonypadikal @ yahoo.com
  • 2. The Cry of Children.. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning “For oh,” say the children, “we are weary And we cannot run or leap; Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 3. If we cared for any meadows, It were merely To drop down in them and sleep.. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 4. Our knees tremble sorely in the stooping, We fall upon our faces, trying to go.. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 5. And underneath our heavy eyelids drooping The reddest flower would look as pale as snow. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 6. For, all day , we drag our burden tiring Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 7. Through the coal – dark underground… Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 8. Or, all day we drive The wheels or iron… Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 9. ..all day we drive the wheels Or iron in the factories Round and round… Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 10. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 11. Dedicated to all those who lost their childhood working in mines, factories, hotels, farming, fishing etc., and lost themselves in the world of cruelties…… Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com
  • 12. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com The children who are working in the mines, factories etc., say that they are tired and they can’t run or jump like other children. Usually children play in the meadows, but for the working children meadow is the place to sleep. Their knees are painful and they fall when they are trying to go forward. Their eyes are drooping out of tiredness and even the red flowers they feel like snow. All throughout the day they drag their work burden which make them tired. They drag the coal through the dark underground or pull the coal and iron in the factories around the world. The tiresome works continues…
  • 13. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com Weary = tired and lost all the strength Leap = jump Meadows = land that is covered with grass Drop down = to fall down Merely = only Tremble = shake Sorely = painful Underneath = below Drooping = hanging downward Pale = not bright Drag = pull Round and round = continuously
  • 14. Prepared by: Sony Padikal. E-mail - sonypadikal@yahoo.com Thank you..