The Waste Land By Sayeed Abubakar

The Waste Land We do not know where we live now. Here is no difference between man and cow, between Satan-angel. We do not know…

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O Yusuf By Sayeed Abubakar

O Yusuf How does a man- by rejecting woman’s enchanting youth ripe and purple like mangoes- manage to rush towards the power-house of the invisible…

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Love, A Light By Sayeed Abubakar

Love, A Light Where does love come from and gets settled in our heart? It makes one’s life heaven though once it was desert. Love…

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First Sin Of Love By Sayeed Abubakar

First Sin Of Love Let others say whatever they wish, but why didn’t you say: ‘Love is never a sin’? Why didn’t you say standing…

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Your Love By Sayeed Abubakar

Your Love Since my birth I know nothing, o Dove, As precious as your love On this earth. Birds’ twitter Sounds sweeter; But your tone…

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Sorrow Of Bud By Sayeed Abubakar

Sorrow Of Bud ‘Why does there lie sorrow and gloom on thy face? ‘ ‘Because I have to bloom’ the bud says. Yet the bud…

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My War Against Rapists By Sayeed Abubakar

My War Against Rapists I won’t come back my home till the rapists I slay in Delhi, New York, Rome any place where they stay….

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If I Forget You By Sayeed Abubakar

If I Forget You If I forget you, Love, no dove will sing in the forests; all the sparrows, leaving their nests, will fly in…

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Bangabandhu By Sayeed Abubakar

Bangabandhu How many poems you have written, o Tagore! How many poems, o Jibananando Das! How many immortal pictures you have drawn, o Joinul! How…

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U.S.A By Sayeed Abubakar

U.S.A He says democracy. The world understands democracy. But I know he means oil. He says justice. The world understands justice. But I know he…

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Shadow Of A Black Dog By Sayeed Abubakar

Shadow Of A Black Dog ‘I have walked across the shadow of a black dog. Alas! What would happen to me? ‘ saying it, he…

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Mind Has Gone Insane By Sayeed Abubakar

Mind Has Gone Insane My mind has gone insane as if it were a mad-river flowing desperately breaking the civilization of its two banks. Is…

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Grace Of Perfume By Sayeed Abubakar

Grace Of Perfume Let us move to that land where only flowers are cultivated, where gardens throughout the year remain full of flowers; there men…

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A Rose By Sayeed Abubakar

A Rose A rose has bloomed so far, I get smell, can’t see her. A rose has bloomed so high, Nose gets smell, can’t see…

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The Savior By Sayeed Abubakar

The Savior Behold, how horribly the hungry Fire gapes at us like a python, like a ravenous whale and like the Bermuda Triangle! How terribly…

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O The Cowboy By Sayeed Abubakar

O The Cowboy Hundred years ago, where were you? When your mother was a little girl growing like a pine tree, did anyone conceive a…

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Love By Sayeed Abubakar

Love Love, an atom, destroys our life. Love, a poison, carries our death. Love, a storm, uproots our peace. Yet I am ready to die…

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Facebook In Prison By Sayeed Abubakar

Facebook In Prison Facebook is in prison-how we are, you can realize. Only ghosts and elves loiter here- yet how will I flee, how will…

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When She Was Born By Sayeed Abubakar

When She Was Born When she was born, the moon of the sky smiled but her mother’s good face turned pale. She remembered her past…

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Songs For Lorena By Sayeed Abubakar

Songs For Lorena O my Lorena, You I miss; Give me kiss. I want to give you Morning dew, Love and peace. O my Dove…

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My Paradise By Sayeed Abubakar

My Paradise My heart does cry for you and dew, O Love, my Paradise, grows on my eyes. Every moment here I only feel bored…

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I Will Love You By Sayeed Abubakar

I Will Love You I will love you, my bird, Until you become tired, Until you say in grief, ‘Let me love you and sleep.’…

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Bangladesh By Sayeed Abubakar

Bangladesh Sitting on the peak of mountain, whose face frequently I see; walking with my beloved on the streets of Rome, whose words I remember;…

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Two Years And A House-Inmate By Sayeed Abubakar

Two Years And A House-Inmate Having soaked up two eyes in tears, the dying year said in a crying tone, ‘Dear, Adieu! the bell of…

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Seeing The Happiness Of Souls By Sayeed Abubakar

Seeing The Happiness Of Souls Bodies die of getting envious, seeing the happiness of souls; the souls seem to lead the flowery life of fairies….

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Most Beautiful By Sayeed Abubakar

Most Beautiful If hair beautiful, you are beautiful. If eye beautiful, you are beautiful. If nose beautiful, you are beautiful. If tooth beautiful, you are…

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Goodbye By Sayeed Abubakar

Goodbye If it is the last day and if I die before I say goodbye, forgive me then, children. Forgive, o Sun. Forgive, o Moon….

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A Poet’s Beloved By Sayeed Abubakar

A Poet’s Beloved If you give in to a rich man, he may give you a mansion, delicious foods, nice clothes and physical pleasure; he…

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The Mujibnama- Book 2 By Sayeed Abubakar

The Mujibnama- Book 2 The Mujibnama An Epic on Sheikh Mujib, the Father of Nation by Sayeed Abubakar Translation in English: Sayeed Abubakar Book 2…

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O Soil By Sayeed Abubakar

O Soil Soil, Don’t be fertile more, Don’t be a mother; Child-traffickers, like mad dogs, are moving everywhere. Don’t conceive any green more, Don’t conceive…

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Love And Hatred By Sayeed Abubakar

Love And Hatred It is love which can bind the whole mankind. It is hatred that can divide and affect all, the poor, the rich,…

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Easier And Difficult By Sayeed Abubakar

Easier And Difficult Death is easier; difficult is birth. Destruction is easier; difficult is construction. Thorn is easier; difficult is flower. Hatred is easier; difficult…

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You Say I Am Into Your Heart By Sayeed Abubakar

You Say I Am Into Your Heart You say I am into your heart; and sitting on its bough in your sleep and waking I…

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Still Some People By Sayeed Abubakar

Still Some People Still here are some people who love the darkness of nights and love to go back to villages with their wives and…

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My Poems By Sayeed Abubakar

My Poems Those who will go back to the civilization of cow-carts and to the age of hand-made fans of palm-leaves; Those who want to…

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I Sigh For You By Sayeed Abubakar

I Sigh For You I sigh for you, Lorena, day and night- as a blind man sighs every day for light, as a mother sighs…

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At Midnight By Sayeed Abubakar

At Midnight At midnight, I went to bed but failed to sleep. In the air, I listened the cry of people under bombing and the…

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Village Modhupur By Sayeed Abubakar

Village Modhupur At the farthest corner of the world there remains my village Modhupur small and smart. Birds chirp there, farmers render songs, flowers sprinkle…

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Sakira Has Bought An Island By Sayeed Abubakar

Sakira Has Bought An Island Where lies the happiness of man- I can not understand. Sakira* has bought an island; Has it made her happier?…

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Meaningless By Sayeed Abubakar

Meaningless The foolish bird only gets tired having tried to go out of the blue sky; it may go and go and will die before…

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Give Me Pain By Sayeed Abubakar

Give Me Pain Give me pain; I will give you poem in return. Give me storm; I will raise beautiful buildings for you on its…

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A Full Man By Sayeed Abubakar

A Full Man To a Lady: You love your children- you are a good mother; you love your husband- you are a good wife; you…

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The Mujibnama- Book 1 By Sayeed Abubakar

The Mujibnama- Book 1 The Mujibnama An Epic on Sheikh Mujib, the Father of Nation by Sayeed Abubakar Translation in English: Sayeed Abubakar Book 1…

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O My Love Red Red Rose By Sayeed Abubakar

O My Love Red Red Rose Tomorrow will be today tomorrow and today yesterday. This happiness will be sorrow when ‘Goodbye’ you will say. O…

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Lorena By Sayeed Abubakar

Lorena My heart has fallen down under your feet; Listening to your love-song coming from the distant shore of the Atlantic ocean, my heart has…

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Earth By Sayeed Abubakar

Earth From night to day, sorrow to peace, pride to courtesy, hatred to love is our journey. We can’t turn back. We can’t stop here….

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Where We Will Go By Sayeed Abubakar

Where We Will Go So many deaths, so many corpses, so much havoc and so much ruins everywhere- perhaps walking upon them, we may reach…

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Songs By Sayeed Abubakar

Songs 1. Day comes and dark night goes; It is high time you rose. Don’t sleep more, o brothers. If you rise, Darkness dies, Sun…

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My Moon By Sayeed Abubakar

My Moon Never love came to me so deep, Never love came to me so high; Now without you I cannot sleep, Without your love…

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I Realize And Cannot Realize By Sayeed Abubakar

I Realize And Cannot Realize I realize the buds, the flowers and their blooming in the gardens of earth; only I cannot realize their falling…

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Appu’s Letter To Durga Didi By Sayeed Abubakar

Appu’s Letter To Durga Didi At last, you too, O my sister, have eaten the fruit of the forbidden tree*! Those who eat its fruit…

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War Is Life By Sayeed Abubakar

War Is Life I can go to war with those this very day who are against hunger, who are against death and who take arms…

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Rain And You By Sayeed Abubakar

Rain And You Rain is divine, Lovely is rain, Medicine fine That kills all pains. When I feel bored And when lonely, Rain opens door…

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Mexico By Sayeed Abubakar

Mexico I love Mexico; it’s a land of love. On its green trees nightingale, myna, dove sing songs all months. Its wind is wet always…

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Ghost By Sayeed Abubakar

Ghost Body is walking, soul is gone. You can touch and kiss But surely something you will miss Body is walking, soul is gone. Soul…

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A Fairy Tale By Sayeed Abubakar

A Fairy Tale Once these paths were rivers, these fields the processions of water. One day on these paths the princesses used to go by…

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The More My Heart Tries By Sayeed Abubakar

The More My Heart Tries The more my heart tries to forget you, Dove, the More my heart cries to get your love. It’s much…

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O My Love By Sayeed Abubakar

O My Love Bees, birds, winds and forests say you were born on 8th May in a joyous morning while all nightingales were singing to…

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Life Of A Song-Bird By Sayeed Abubakar

Life Of A Song-Bird When a song-bird gets tired of singing love-songs, then the bird does not remain a song-bird more. Therefore twenty four hours…

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Desire By Sayeed Abubakar

Desire Had I been a river, I would have run to meet the sea. Had I been the moon, I would have floated smiling on…

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