Rajesh Thankappan

Gold Star - 4,978 Points (Guwahati)

A Fish In The River - Poem by Rajesh Thankappan

A fish in the river
Said to another,
Where are you going
O my big brother?

The other fish said,
I am going to the sea
If you wish to
You can follow me.

So they swam
Together to the sea
And found the water there
To be very salty.























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  • Gold Star - 16,327 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (2/23/2015 10:07:00 AM)

    Very insightful with a great message inside that it's good to venture out to be a guest but home is better......wonderful composition.....10 (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 22,619 Points Valsa George (11/30/2014 10:25:00 PM)

    Sometimes, leaving one's own settlement and going to another place, thinking that better prospects await there can be foolish! What we find there may be unpleasant realities like the fish that travelled from fresh water to the salty waters of the sea! Enjoyed this greatly metaphorical write! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, November 4, 2013


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