Category: Literature

I'm Still Here

I’m Still Here! । Fatima Binte Mostafiz

Wee woo wee woo!! After the surgery, I’m lying on a stretcher in an ambulance, which I think is kinda cool cause no one in my class has ever been on an ambulance before, now I can talk big words about this! Hehe. But I guess papa isn’t happy, who...

Beauty and nature Golam Kibria

Beauty and nature । Golam Kibria

Last night I was with my pen To describe the beauty of natures fame. How often I’ve been working here At my old desk till she appeared, And over papers, notes and books I caught, my beloved friend, your looks. Full lunar light, that you might stare The last time...

Control your emotions

Walt Whitman । When I Read the Book

When I read the book, the biography famous, And is this then (said I) what the author calls a man’s life? And so will some one when I am dead and gone write my life? (As if any man really knew aught my life, Why even I myself I often...

MIDDLE CLASS DREAMS

MIDDLE CLASS DREAMS । Rafikul Hoque

Mr. Jamaluddin is now in the balcony, looking towards the starry sky. The sky is clear today. He is trying to count the stars, and thinking about the strange pattern of the stars in the sky. In his imagination he is trying to draw a parallel line among the stars...

Matthew Arnold The Last Word

Matthew Arnold । The Last Word

Creep into thy narrow bed, Creep, and let no more be said! Vain thy onset! all stands fast. Thou thyself must break at last! Let the long contention cease! Geese are swans, and swans are geese. Let them have it how they will! Thou art tired; best be still! They...

Muhammad Iqbal । The Candle And The Moth

Muhammad Iqbal । The Candle And The Moth

  O Candle! Why does the moth love you?  Why is this restless soul devoted to you? Your charm keeps it restless like mercury Did you teach it the etiquette of Love? It circumambulates the site of your manifestation Is it inspired with the fire of your lightning? Do the...

Let-us-।-Golam Kibria

Let us । Golam Kibria

Time to change, Time to invent Follow the wave, sometimes the backlit. Let us show some kind of furore, thus, Let us join the group of Alexander. Dark side of moon, will cover soon Smart side of Phoebe, reproduce will clone. Let us gather all layman, thus, Let us make advent their frigates differentiation. No...

sorrow

John Keats । Ode on Melancholy

No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist Wolf’s-bane, tight-rooted, for its poisonous wine; Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss’d By nightshade, ruby grape of Proserpine; Make not your rosary of yew-berries, Nor let the beetle, nor the death-moth be Your mournful Psyche, nor the downy owl A...

hafiz

Hafiz । What Happens?

What happens when your soul Begins to awaken Your eyes And your heart And the cells of your body To the great Journey of Love? First there is wonderful laughter And probably precious tears And a hundred sweet promises And those heroic vows No one can ever keep. But still...

On-The-Beach-At-Night-Alone

On The Beach At Night Alone – Walt Whitman

On the beach at night alone, As the old mother sways her to and fro singing her husky song, As I watch the bright stars shining, I think a thought of the clef of the universes and of the future. A vast similitude interlocks all, All spheres, grown, ungrown, small,...

One-time life

A Star Without a Name – Rumi

When a baby is taken from the wet nurse, it easily forgets her and starts eating solid food. Seeds feed awhile on ground, then lift up into the sun. So you should taste the filtered light and work your way toward wisdom with no personal covering. That’s how you came...

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Hafiz Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved Look at This Beauty The beauty of this poem is beyond words. Do you need a guide to experience the heat of the sun? Blessed is the brush of the painter who paints Such beautiful pictures for his virgin bride. Look at...

Warmth -Khadiza Binte Mostafiz

-Hey, Zaid!  How do you feel?” -“I don’t know haha. But I guess I’m in a good mood because I’m starting a conversation with you” -“Oi Oi are you saying that it’s wrong to talk to me, huh?” -“Haha oh please do forgive me for my rudeness.” -“Hummm apology accepted.”...

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Jalaluddin Rumi Why Cling Why cling to one life till it is soiled and ragged? The sun dies and dies squandering a hundred lived every instant God has decreed life for you and He will give another and another and another

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Walt Whitman I Dream’d in a Dream I dream’d in a dream I saw a city invincible to the attacks of the whole of the rest of the earth, I dream’d that was the new city of Friends, Nothing was greater there than the quality of robust love, it led...

FEATHER Khadiza Binte Mostafiz

She was beautiful. No, she wasn’t fare. Her skin was not white. She was skinny, didn’t have a nice figure. She didn’t have long silky thick hair. But still she was beautiful. She represented beauty in her words, in her writing, in her work. She was honest. She was polite....

DAFFODIL’S RITUAL Golam Kibria

Here it is Adria. Our creator created the creatures that He might be known. He created flowers with much care Adria think so. Adria feels that deep in flowers roots, all flowers keep the flame. And so, she keeps a flower garden in her house. One night while she was...

This Is My Will -Fatima Binte Mostafiz

Such a sunny day it is, there is no cloud in the morning sky. And the sun is burning gracefully. But its beauty is nothing to the people of Gaza. They are running for a place to hide themselve from the bombs of Israeli plane. But still a little boy...

Lead Poems

Lead Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Hymn To The Night I heard the trailing garments of the Night Sweep through her marble halls! I saw her sable skirts all fringed with light From the celestial walls! I felt her presence, by its spell of might, Stoop o’er me from above; The calm, majestic...