Taslima Nasrin

Mymensingh / Bangladesh
Taslima Nasrin
Mymensingh / Bangladesh
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Eve, Oh Eve

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Why wouldn't Eve have eaten of the fruit?
Didn't she have a hand to reach out with,
Fingers with which to make a fist?
Didn't Eve have a stomach for feeling hunger,
A tongue for feeling thirst,
A heart with which to love?

Well, then, why wouldn't Eve have eaten of the fruit?
Why would she merely have suppressed her wishes,
Regulated her steps,
Subdued her thirst?
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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 July 2019
" Eating of the fruit, Eve made a heaven of the earth" . Well deserved modern poem of the Day.
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Rajnish Manga 22 July 2019
A voice of protest on behalf of all women who have been subjected to persecution by the society for centuries and treated like a second class citizen. It bears the stamp of Taslima Nasrin. Thanks.
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Edward Kofi Louis 22 July 2019
Because Eve did eat of the fruit! ! ! We are all doing the same thing in earth today! ! Without following after righteous laws. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Palitha Ranatunge 22 July 2019
Excellent thought out of the box, fruits are to be eaten, aren't they? It was the beginning of a supreme but new species on earth, the fruit gives seeds of birth. What a catastrophe for the other species! Thank you for sharing, Taslima. Palitha Ranatunge. Palitha Ranatunge.
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The fruit was the one that kindled knowledge and realisation
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Whoa! This is amazeballs! Thank you!
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Mahtab Bangalee 22 July 2019
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Sayeed Abubakar 22 July 2019
Poetry is not so easy a thing. It is not only violating the tradition. It is an art based on truth and beauty. Your poem exposes your stupidity, your ignorance and poverty.
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Kumarmani Mahakul 22 July 2019
Didn't Eve have a stomach for feeling hunger, A tongue for feeling thirst, A heart with which to love? ........outstanding conceptualization. A brilliant poem is amazingly shared here. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as a modern poem of POD.
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