Gajanan Mishra

Gold Star - 154,216 Points (3rd April 19sixty / Tikapali, Patnagarh, Balangir, Odisha, India now at Tapobana, Titilagarh, Odisha, India)

A Glass Of Water - Poem by Gajanan Mishra

Give me a glass of water
To drink in this summer.
Give me a glass of water,
I have nothing to drink,
The area is full of water, though.

Give me a bowl of rice
Or a bread to eat,
I want nothing more than this.

Give me a bowl of rice
To eat, on this day.
On this day, I am hungry.
I am being eaten by
My hunger, my thirst,
That are within me.

Topic(s) of this poem: hunger

Comments about A Glass Of Water by Gajanan Mishra

  • Betania's Song Betania's Song (9/20/2016 7:55:00 AM)

    Much needed elements for human beings without which we can't survive. Great write dear Poet. Greetings dear Poet. (Report) Reply

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  • Rohit Sapra Rohit Sapra (9/7/2016 11:54:00 PM)

    This is a nice poem and it represents the hunger of a human being through exact words. (Report) Reply

  • Golden Nkemdirim Golden Nkemdirim (7/25/2016 9:54:00 AM)

    i like the word composition. everyone should be able to lend a helping hand to eradicate hunger and starvation. thank you for this. (Report) Reply

  • Gary Liles Gary Liles (7/19/2016 3:00:00 AM)

    The birds are fed the fish are fed so let the humans be fed. No one should be thirsty or hungry in this day and age my friend, a poignant write indeed buddy. ☺😊😀 (Report) Reply

  • Vaidyanathan Ram Iyer (4/19/2016 5:16:00 AM)

    Hunger is the taste of food,
    Anger is the waste of blood,
    Thirst is need of water. It was fantastic. (Report) Reply

  • Josey Alfred Josey Alfred (2/19/2016 12:28:00 AM)

    Simple yet thought provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (1/16/2016 9:00:00 PM)

    A powerful presentation on strength and compulsion our most basic needs and how strong. Well done my friend! (Report) Reply

  • Ernest Makuakua Ernest Makuakua (1/4/2016 9:39:00 AM)

    beautiful poem A glass of water

    thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Gobinda Sahoo Gobinda Sahoo (12/7/2015 4:54:00 AM)

    The appetite within is important, which controls the nature of human beings. Thanks for sharing a realistic poem. (Report) Reply

  • Sahra Hussein Sahra Hussein (12/6/2015 7:23:00 AM)

    Hungry is one of the biggest enemy that human has and hungry is problem that many people are facing to day.. it is worldwide problem.
    nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Michael Walker (12/3/2015 9:35:00 PM)

    A simple but haunting poem. I feel very thirsty in summer. M.Walker. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain Melvina Germain (10/26/2015 11:45:00 AM)

    Written by a person of heart w.....ho sees and feels the pain of others...Compassionate words (Report) Reply

  • Uma Ram Uma Ram (6/8/2015 11:02:00 PM)

    Very true sir, all that humans need is water and food, but when we look back how we humans fight for illusions? thanks for the beautiful thought sir (Report) Reply

  • Raymond Farrell (4/25/2015 9:56:00 AM)

    Elegant simplicity and pure truth. (Report) Reply

  • Shemsi Elsani (3/21/2015 4:49:00 AM)

    simple but very meaningful (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (11/22/2014 4:34:00 AM)

    How much a man can be simplistic and be in complete harmony with nature to be happy, is the underlying message of this small poem. (Report) Reply

  • Frank Avon (9/14/2014 3:11:00 AM)

    The simplicity of this poem and of its images is elegant and charming (Report) Reply

  • V S (8/27/2014 9:17:00 AM)

    a simple poem talks about the inefficiency and insufficiency.. Thank you for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Kirti Sharma (6/25/2014 2:07:00 AM)

    peace and happiness that we can get from little things in our life...
    nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • Abdulla Al-hemaidy Abdulla Al-hemaidy (6/23/2014 9:56:00 PM)

    I liked very much this short simple poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 8, 2016

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