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Amit Ray

(United Kingdom)

****~IN SUNDERBANS~****


Your Name: Amit Ray

Title of Poem: In Sunderbans

The Body of the Poem:

In Sunderbans where tigers roar
Mangroves dense vast surroundings explore
Black stripes sniffed on orange flesh
for succour where to- ever his grouses justified refesh
Danger lurks cautiously guarding his lair, mother Nature in furore!

A timid deer`s gossamer dreams in his patient mouth
That`s how the law defined-somebody`s sunrise and somebody else`s sunset so couth
A second day fuel with a succulent buffalo, a third day duel with a crocodile in nesh
In Sunderbans

There lies in silence a bigger score
A honey farmer in the death row he tore
He picked up a quarrel with the busy bees in their mesh
A new day musing with new enemies afresh
And now a village trail along the Matla river, a new taste flick with albacore
In Sunderbans

N.B. Poetry form is English Rondeau.

Submitted: Thursday, November 07, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

The Royal Bengal Tiger and its dwindling number in Bengal and Bangladesh- West and East(before undivided India) - -the grace of Royal Bengal Tiger and Bengal nationalism

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  • Ken E Hall (11/11/2013 4:42:00 AM)

    You bring the place I have always wanted to see in your wonder poem and explaining the grim plight of tigers in a writing style which is your signiture tune...regards (Report) Reply

  • Wahab Abdul (11/10/2013 9:10:00 AM)

    this is a wonderful poem yours.. i read it twice and enjoyed it very much...but where is your other poems? (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (11/7/2013 9:25:00 AM)

    your poem is as good as beauty of sunderban. i hv personally been there during my teenage as one of my sister in law in relation is from that area ie chora vidya. i had to walk long across the field. her beauty is indeed splendid.loved your write too. (Report) Reply

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