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If You'Re Not There(Certain Things Only Indians, Rather Only Bengalis Would Understand)

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If you're not there, the day would be 30th February
If you're not there, capital of Kolkata would be Ballygunge Phari

If you're not there, Americans would eat bhaji pao
If you're not there, Eminem would sing 'Amake amar moto thakte dao'

If you're not there, Tom Cruise would wear lungi and vest
If you're not there, even Idli would be awesome to taste

If you're not there, Chetan Bhagat would write Bhagawat Gita
If you're not there, wife of Rajnikath would be Sita
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Puttu Kulkarni 01 March 2012
If you're not there, how can we read such type of humourous poem? Regards -Puttu Kulkarni
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Sankaran Ayya 28 February 2012
If you are not there Chinese Restaurants will be serving masala dosas If you are not there K C DAS will serve Rosa gulla in tamarind water If you are not there, there will be no water in Rabindra Sarobar If you are not there lovers will desert the Lake side OK ROHAN -KAVIN CHARALAN
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Aditi Khandelwal 28 February 2012
it is funny... Kfc using banana leaf... Really nice poem amd also very funny Aditi
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Unwritten Soul 26 February 2012
Yes i am here as same as Jacob reason, tried to challenge myself to understand as i am not Indian or Bengali..a bit confusing at few lines because i dont know the meaning haahahaha but there are few lines that i really smile..haha_Unwritten Soul
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Priyasha Mukherjee 26 February 2012
Loved the poem! ! ! ^_^
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Jacob Clark 25 February 2012
I felt obligated to read this poem because the title told me I wouldn't understand it, as I am not Indian or Bengali. And it is true that many of the names and references certainly escaped me, but I feel like I still understand the poem. Maybe I'm wrong, but it seems to me to be about how one thing, one person can change everything. It's strange, I almost felt like the 'you' you're speaking of was America, because you reference a lot of American things in the poem and then state how they would be different if 'you' were not there. One quick grammatical note: 'Your' is the possessive form of you, you're is the contracted form of 'you' and 'are.' You're using the incorrect form.
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