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Behind The Rich Harvest

Rating: 3.4

Behind that long stretches
Of green paddy field
Along the rivers that fetch
Copious water for greater yield
Giving life to millions
Poor and rich, young and old
Providing food for billions
Health and strength, making bold

Ready for harvest

Grown in earnest
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Indira Renganathan 07 August 2008

Heart-felt portrayal.Thanks for sharing

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Ben Gieske 16 July 2008

You are not afraid to view the harshness of this world and to speak up for those who suffer and bear heavier burdens. Your words are very strong and images vivid for this serious message.

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Emancipation Planz 21 June 2008

.. and whilst you are behind the richest deliberations to the siphoning of those harvests... voices will continue to grow healthier seeds.. keep Righting them One Peace at a Time..

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Kesav Easwaran 13 June 2008

honesty is the hall mark of good poetry...these life bearing lines tell us how an honest poet can not but sing about truths of life strikingly bare such as these...in the opening stanzas words rhyme sweetly perfectly well...*10*

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Greenwolfe 1962 20 April 2008

Behind the rich harvest there is always a 'harvest of shame'. GW62 'Harvest Of Shame'--Edward R. Murrow documentary from the 1950's

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Gita Ashok 25 June 2010

Such a beautiul flow of words here. The use of short lines in the latter half of the poem adds to the rich effect of describing the deplorable conditions in which our farmers are working all through the year. Fantastic work. A 10++++ here.

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Indira Renganathan 07 July 2009

With meagre wages! ....I agree with this...a rich fkow throughout10++

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Surya . 18 June 2009

vow! really revolutionary and touching poem posted10 surya

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rago rago 29 April 2009

One of the good write........in every work there is always thirst/quench/shame/humiliation........... but on land when farmers suffer this is something different who are feeding us. An wonderful write. Sincere thanks for your kind sharing.

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Sathyanarayana M V S 12 February 2009

A vivid portrait! Matured writes.

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