Soubhagyabanta Maharana


Soubhagyabanta Maharana Poems

1. When Reality Bites 9/21/2013
2. Old Man 9/26/2013
3. Wrinkles Of Time 9/26/2013
4. The Greying Of Greenness 9/26/2013
5. Flower Of Blood 9/27/2013
6. Haiku 9/29/2013
7. Primordial Identity 10/2/2013
8. Life In Death 10/6/2013
9. Haiku-2 10/9/2013
10. The Monsoon Clouds 11/27/2013
11. Winter's Inroad 12/3/2013
12. Tears 12/20/2013
13. All About Silence 1/9/2014
14. Loving Bird 2/2/2014
15. Farmers' Suicide 10/4/2013
Best Poem of Soubhagyabanta Maharana

Farmers' Suicide

FARMERS’ SUICIDE

* SOUBHAGYABANTA MAHARANA

When the dark future
Makes a sojourn
Over the horizon of their penury
The farmers lament
For their irreparable loss
Arising out of the scanty rains
Or the heavy floods that create calamity.

If there were insects in the crops:
It is the fault of water.
If crops burnt in conspiracy
It is the fault of fire.
If the crops failed to yield gold
It is the fault of soil.
If the bank loan was not repaid in time
It is the fault of the farmer.

Out of utter ...

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