Amazing Kids! Magazine

Agonized

By Sarah Khan, Age 16, Pakistan

Agonized

Whimpering in the corner, sunk into a kneel

Her eyes wide with fear, surely not a big deal

Her nails clawed at her begrimed face

Also shredding into bits her frilly frock lace

Tears streaked down her cheeks

Giving a blur look as her eyes took a peek

Yonder was the carnival

Humming with life and laughter

The bright colorful lights

Reflected in her innocent wild eyes

Temporarily distracted from her pain

Her eyes sparkled in vain

But then, a sudden jolt of hunger

Woke her up from her sweet slumber

The miserable creature continued its crying

Vaguely aware of the people passing by……