Gajanan Mishra

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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

  • Subhakanta Sahu (6/5/2019 4:58:00 AM)

    Very good poem. Ending is mind blowing. (Report)Reply

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  • Joan Xie (5/31/2019 3:52:00 PM)

    I am being eaten by
    My hunger, my thirst,
    That are within me. - - very good ending.
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  • Parameswaran Nair Damodaran Nair (4/7/2019 6:47:00 AM)

    When I am thirsty and hungry give me a glass of water and food..I want nothing more than this. Ascetic mind. very nice poem (Report)Reply

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  • Philo Yan (3/19/2019 5:30:00 AM)

    True, We've all been 'eaten' by our inner thirst and hunger one time or another. Good write. (Report)Reply

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  • (10/6/2018 6:57:00 AM)

    A very heart touching poem sir.... (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha Pathak (9/15/2018 1:44:00 AM)

    I am being eaten by
    My hunger, my thirst,
    That are within me.
    A very touching poem of hunger and thirst, well-writ,
    Aniruddha Pathak
    15/09/2018
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  • (7/26/2018 11:42:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem on hunger for that is the need to survive please read my new poem titled police afsar ko nyay ek natak and urge as many as people to read (Report)Reply

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  • Chandan Dey (4/26/2018 2:52:00 PM)

    Beautiful. The poem takes us to the deepest depth of the society. Thank you so much for sharing it with us. (Report)Reply

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  • Jez Brul (3/27/2018 12:19:00 AM)

    Such a wonderful poem...will quench the readers' imagination..10+++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Malabika Ray (2/15/2018 4:40:00 PM)

    The poem is philosophical. Specially like the last two lines - My hunger, my thirst/That are within me - which carry a deep thought. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/13/2017 11:59:00 AM)

    I am being eaten by
    My hunger, my thirst,
    That are within me..... these are the instincts that men posses. In order to meet hunger we need foods it it should be earned in proper ways. It is a beautiful poem on hunger. Thanks for sharing.
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  • John Richard Anderson (7/30/2017 12:26:00 AM)

    Nice Poem, well espressed. Cheers and Best Wishes (Report)Reply

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  • (1/16/2017 10:09:00 AM)

    A NICE SATIRICAL POEM ON HUNGER AND HUMANITY I REQUEST YOU TO READ MY PLAY TITLED 2 SOLDIERS IT IS REGARDING THE LOW QUALITY FOOD SERVED TO OUR SOLDIERS TAKE A CRITICAL STAND AGAINST THE ONE RESPONSIBLE (Report)Reply

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  • (11/4/2016 10:01:00 PM)

    It' llllThese are 5he things tha5 make a ma 2wild though at the peak of development.I appreciate ur thought. Thank u. (Report)Reply

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  • 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

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

    Simple yet thought provoking. (Report)Reply

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  • 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

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

    beautiful poem A glass of water

    thank you for sharing
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  • 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

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 11, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 13, 2017


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