Rahman Henry

Gold Star - 34,761 Points (14 January 1970 / Natore, Bangladesh.)

The Motherbird - Poem by Rahman Henry

Her mothertongue was fluttering

Once a boundless ship she was
Now brought herself to anchor on a tree
Hatching her eggs

Now her language is to stare at
Now her mothertongue is to twitter

Now her prayer is to be a motherbird
She is a mother now.

Topic(s) of this poem: bird, change

Form: Free Verse


Comments about The Motherbird by Rahman Henry

  • Liza Sudina (10/24/2015 10:38:00 AM)


    Now her prayer is to be a motherbird -birds pray to God. King David said that! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, October 23, 2015



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