Written By Diya Barmecha (Grade 8)


Another day,
Another strike.
Time passes,
But I stay where I am.

The guards come and go
But I stay where I am
I get a message to meet my family
But I stay where I am

Looking back I could have had so much
If I would have stayed where I am
But I moved and made
A big mistake

I killed someone, for money
For only money
Something that could
Have been acquired another way.

Looking back
If I could have stayed where I have
I would not have been here
I would not have been a jailbird
I would have been free

The next day,
Another strike.
This is my life,
One day and one strike,
That’s all I do


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Diya Barmecha
I am 15 years old and live in Mumbai. I love reading and subjects like math and science because they are logical. I enjoy watching movies and learning more about the world. I like to understand people's opinions on various things.

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