Category: Literature

Guess Your Answers Before Searching Online

You’re doing homework online for a science class. A question pops up: Do newborn human babies see the world in black and white? You don’t know the answer. Do you guess or Google it? Searching online for the answer may get you a better grade on the homework. But it...

William Cullen Bryant Consumption

Ay, thou art for the grave; thy glances shine Too brightly to shine long; another Spring Shall deck her for men’s eyes—but not for thine— Sealed in a sleep which knows no wakening. The fields for thee have no medicinal leaf, And the vexed ore no mineral of power; And...

The Age of Infancy- Allama Muhammad Iqbal

The earth and sky were unknown worlds to me Only the expanse of mother’s bosom was a world to me Every movement was a symbol of life’s pleasure to me My own speech was like a meaningless word to me During infancy’s pain if somebody made me cry The noise...

Emotional -Kazi Falguni Eshita

Emotional -Kazi Falguni Eshita

Being Emotional Does not make you bad It only makes you human. Being overly logical Might turn you Mechanical So beware of that Too! To be proper for the world, Always try to be a balance Between logic and emotions And remember Happiness starts with you!

Henry David Thoreau

Indeed, indeed, I cannot tell Indeed, indeed, I cannot tell, Though I ponder on it well, Which were easier to state, All my love or all my hate. Surely, surely, thou wilt trust me When I say thou dost disgust me. O, I hate thee with a hate That would...

Jalaluddin Rumi

This World Which Is Made of Our Love for Emptiness Praise to the emptiness that blanks out existence. Existence: This place made from our love for that emptiness! Yet somehow comes emptiness, this existence goes. Praise to that happening, over and over! For years I pulled my own existence out...

Answer Evil With Good -Mansurul Hasib

You will find some people abusing you, Around us, it’s likely nothing new. Never ever hurt them in reply, Will get no goodness, you can apply. Let them do the worst as they can, You afford to forgive all as a human. Tell some hearty sweet words in answer, They...

Revolving Armistice -MSF Sadib

From a little girl up to her maternal years, Sanisa has made so many armistices with her mind along with the people around her that it had come to the point to let her existence tossed around, budding dreams hanged and shattered like withered petals in late fall. There has...

Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi The Great Spiritual Master and Poetical Intellect -Mahmudul Hasan Jobayer

Maulana Jalal Uddin Rumi was a great medieval Muslim philosopher, poet, dervish, theologian and Sufi mystic. He described the spiritual world with the language of insight in his poetry. Rumi’s poems have achieved extensive popularity throughout the world, especially among the Iranians, Turks, Tajiks, Greeks and Pashtuns. His spiritual works...

Lead Poem

Emily Dickinson Dare You See A Soul Dare you see a Soul at the White Heat? Then crouch within the door — Red — is the Fire’s common tint — But when the vivid Ore Has vanquished Flame’s conditions, It quivers from the Forge Without a color, but the light...

Lead Poem

Jalaluddin Rumi The World This World Which Is Made of Our Love for Emptiness Praise to the emptiness that blanks out existence. Existence: This place made from our love for that emptiness! Yet somehow comes emptiness, this existence goes. Praise to that happening, over and over! For years I pulled...

On the Pulse of Morning -Maya Angelou

A Rock, A River, A Tree Hosts to species long since departed, Marked the mastodon, The dinosaur, who left dried tokens Of their sojourn here On our planet floor, Any broad alarm of their hastening doom Is lost in the gloom of dust and ages. But today, the Rock cries...

Be Lost in the Call -Jalaluddin Rumi

O you who’ve gone on pilgrimage – where are you, where, oh where? Here, here is the Beloved! Oh come now, come, oh come! Your friend, he is your neighbor, he is next to your wall – You, erring in the desert – what air of love is this? If...

Remember Kazi Falguni Eshita

Dear Girl, remember you’re pretty Even on your darkest days Remember, not to break down No matter what the world says. Dear girl, remember you’re bright, Even when the world fades away, Remember, to stand up for yourself No matter what others say. Dear girl, always remain strong Pick the...

Infant Reminiscences Sayem Farhad

Now I cannot back to go my infant position, While I was fond of everyone. And knowing that won’t to go, But my heart want to go. Whence grew up affectionately, Recently I am moving freely. Love admiration and appreciation, All thing touched me till youth. Everyone hymns for it...

Emily Dickinson It Was Not Death

Emily Dickinson It Was Not Death

It was not death, for I stood up, And all the dead lie down. It was not night, for all the bells Put out their tongues for noon. It was not frost, for on my flesh I felt siroccos crawl, Nor fire, for just my marble feet Could keep a...

Sir Muhammad Iqbal The Bird’s Complaint

Sir Muhammad Iqbal The Bird’s Complaint

I am constantly reminded of the bygone times Those garden’s springs, those chorus of chimes Gone are the freedoms of our own nests Where we could come and go at our own pleasure My heart aches the moment I think Of the buds’ smile at the dew’s tears That beautiful...

Blessed Kazi Falguni Eshita

When you can walk, talk, eat, even play Remember, Allah has blessed you in more than one way. When you have a home, a nice bed or a baby, Remember, for many others, these are just may be. Some are born without eyes, hands or feet Many are struggling just...

Ted Hughes The Harvest Moon

The flame-red moon, the harvest moon, Rolls along the hills, gently bouncing, A vast balloon, Till it takes off, and sinks upward To lie on the bottom of the sky, like a gold doubloon. The harvest moon has come, Booming softly through heaven, like a bassoon. And the earth replies...