Phuulo.n kii Tahaniyo.n pe nasheman banaayiye
bijalii gire to jashn-e-charaaGaa.N manaayiye
[Tahanii = branch; nasheman = nest]
[jashn-e-charaaGaa.N = celebration of lights]
kaliyo.n ke ang ang me.n miThaa saa dard hai
biimaar nikahato.n ko zaraa gud_gudaayiye
[nikahat = fragrance]
kab se sulag rahii hai javaanii kii garm raat
zulfe.n bikher kar mere pahaluu me.n aayiye
bahakii hu_ii siyaah ghaTaao.n ke saath saath
jii chaahataa hai shaam-e-abad tak to jaayiye
[shaam-e-abad = unending evening]
sun kar jise havaas me.n ThanDak sii aa base
aisii ko_ii udaas kahaanii sunaayiye
[havaas = sense and sensibility]
raste pe har qadam pe Kharaabaat hai.n 'Adam'
ye haal ho to kis tarah daaman bachaayiye
Sayeed Abubakar, a major modern poet of Bangladesh, was born on September 21,1972 at Rambhodrapur, Panjia, Keshabpur, Jessore. His father was Nur Mohammad Biswas and mother Amena Khatun. Literary Life: Sayeed Abubakar started writing poems at a very early age. He was then only 11. Many of those poems were published in the local newspapers of Jessore and Khulna namely `The Daily Sphulingo', 'The Daily Ranar', 'The Daily Purbanchal', 'The Daily Janmabhumi' and so on. He used to compose 60-70 poems every day, for he was determined to defeat Rabindranath Tagore by the number of poems. Reason is that Rabindranath... Read more...
Son of Thomas Godfrey (1704–1749), a Philadelphia glazier and member of Benjamin Franklin’s Junto Club, Godfrey produced some significant work in his short life.
Well known in literary circles in Philadelphia, he was a close friend of the poet Nathaniel Evans and the college provost William Smith. In 1758...