Poet Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah


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Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah (Bengali: রুদ্র মোহাম্মদ শহীদুল্লাহ্) was a Bengali poet. Shahidullah was noted for his revolutionary and romantic poetry. In the popular culture of Bangladesh, Shahidullah's most well known contribution is the song Bhalo Achi Bhalo Theko, popular ever since it was written. In 1991, an annual fair called Rudra Mela was started to commemorate the poet. Biography Rudra Muhammad Shahidullah was born on October 16, 1956 in Bagerhat district, Bangladesh. He penned a good number of poetry collections and was a skilled organiser also. He died on June 21, 1992. Poet Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah was the husband of writer Taslima Nasrin. He died as a result...

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Petropolis

Osip Emilevich Mandelstam

From a fearful height, a wandering light,
but does a star glitter like this, crying?
Transparent star, wandering light
your brother, Petropolis, is dying.

From a fearful height, earthly dreams are alight,
and...

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Yehudah ha-Levi is one of the best-known Spanish Jewish poets. Born in Toledo when it was still under Islamic rule, he became a prolific writer of both Arabic and Hebrew poetry. His writing touches on themes such as love, friendship...

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