*a Farmer's Fantasy..... Poem by Vaibhav Pandey

*a Farmer's Fantasy.....

Rating: 3.9


With just a handful of barren land,
And tottering dreams based on the sand.
Yet the desire continued to bloom,
To produce the green out of the doom.

No frill now, can satiate his needs.
A tinge of grass is for all he pleads.
Extracting life out of nature's legacy
So small is that farmer's fantasy......

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Andrew Blakemore 25 March 2009

A farmer's life is one of toil but ultimately very rewarding. Great little poem. Best wishes, Andrew

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Indira Babbellapati 23 March 2009

it's no small fantasy, vaibhav...to dream of a small patch of green is a tall order today!

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Sathyanarayana M V S 23 March 2009

Dear Vaibhav, Welcome to our farmers' world with this very beautiful and touching poem. I started taking up social issues with farmers only from my earlier poems HONORABLES and THAT RAINY DAY. The more and more we get deep into subject, we see more pain and so many tears rolling; the real place where a poet has to dwell.Very well done. Excellent poem

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Lynda Robson 23 March 2009

It must be very rewarding to be a farmer, a very well written piece, thanks, 10 Lynda xx

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Subbaraman N V 24 March 2009

Tes; that is his life fantasiced! Nice thinking and expression!

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Ken E Hall 31 January 2010

Farmers who toil are the salt of the earth yuor poem the pepper of thought +++10 regards

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Mandara Pookal 17 November 2009

Your poem is touching. Thanks for sharing.............................mandara

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Rani Turton 29 August 2009

This is a subject close to my heart, an which I have evoked in my work. Thanks for taking it up with such sensitivity.

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Ted M 13 August 2009

This is a beautiful feeling for the farmer. True the farmer, toils so hard, does not have high expectations, but he is the person who provides the most important product, food for our survival. But sadly he doesn't get his due. He needs to be supported and adviced for he has that will to work very hard and a heart of gold. Nice write 10+++

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Ritty Patnaik 27 July 2009

another, beautiful and caring poem from you.you have a beautiful mind vaibhav, which feels for the poor and downtrodden.keep up your good work.

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