poet Rayhan Rhyne

Rayhan Rhyne

The Worthless

Swimming across a river-edge,
a tiger came to a village;
a burning fire-bright tiger;
whichever house he visit
they offer him stool to sit.

Once a poor farmer made him plough his field,
a helpless old man made him carry his load.
He is in good terms with the sad harlot
who lives in the margin of the village.

He tried to preach no religion,
he died also like the typically worthless folks!

(Translated from Bangla by Raihan Sharif)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 17, 2008
Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 6, 2008

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  • Bethany BuhlBethany Buhl (7/17/2008 11:48:00 AM)

    How do you know if your a typical worthless folk or not?

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