Rahman Henry

Gold Star - 35,767 Points (14 January 1970 / Natore, Bangladesh.)

In Flood Seasons - Poem by Rahman Henry

The Rainy season is but a season of flood in our country.

Rivers come to meet us at our households!
There is water water everywhere
We walk through seasonal rivers
Indeed, Ours is a watery lands

In Flood seasons, we even sleep on water
Recollecting my mom's advice, I wonder
When alive she used to tell us: 'There is a Prophet
Under water, Khwaja Khizar. Never pass water in water! '

I simply wonder:
How a man can live under water for thousands of year!

Topic(s) of this poem: memory, season, water, wondering

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about In Flood Seasons by Rahman Henry

  • Seema Jayaraman (11/4/2015 5:16:00 AM)


    Indeed, Ours is a watery lands.. the dark side of rain well portrayed here with the accompanying difficulties. thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Poem Edited: Wednesday, November 4, 2015


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