Rahman Henry

Gold Star - 38,198 Points (14 January 1970 / Natore, Bangladesh.)

Ground-Nuts - Poem by Rahman Henry


Be they raw or roasted,
once you unveil them
and put in the mouth
They are yummy.

You eat and think
Life is nothing but a collection of
billions and trillions of them

And still many of them need unveiling.

* Translated from Original (Bengali) into English by RAZIA SULTANA

Topic(s) of this poem: life, metaphor, philosophy

Form: Free Verse

Poet's Notes about The Poem

* Translated from Original (Bengali) into English by RAZIA SULTANA

Comments about Ground-Nuts by Rahman Henry

  • (10/29/2015 3:05:00 AM)

    wonderful philosophy. A good poem. (Report) Reply

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  • Jaishree Nair (9/7/2015 10:22:00 AM)

    Enjoyed the touch of philosophy. Thanks (Report) Reply

    Rahman Henry (9/8/2015 1:46:00 AM)

    So kind of you, dear poet.

  • (9/7/2015 2:38:00 AM)

    Simple and have a philosophical touch. (Report) Reply

    Rahman Henry (9/7/2015 4:08:00 AM)

    Wishing you from the core of my heart. Thanks a lot for your comment, my dear poet. Have a nice time.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 7, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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