Rahman Henry

Gold Star - 38,857 Points (14 January 1970 / Natore, Bangladesh.)

To The Old Palm Tree - Poem by Rahman Henry

One scene away from the river Atrai
In past, present and future
You, the old palm tree
tell me:

Why water is the main title of
Our grief?

Why birds come to you for shelter?
Why they leave you alone and
Fly away towards unknown?

Topic(s) of this poem: life and death, love and life, patriotic

Form: Free Verse

Comments about To The Old Palm Tree by Rahman Henry

  • Elizabeth Padillo Olesen (9/18/2015 4:14:00 AM)

    Very existential questions are beings raised here. Thanks. I join with you. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 18, 2015

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