Ekti Potaka Pele is a well-known poem by Helal Hafiz. It has been newly translated by Vincent Dip Gomes.
I see it in the words, Where your hand dragged over the wet ink.
For wounded soldiers rarely feel, Of throbbing hearts and broken skin.
Not even the asters accepting your gaze.
The sound of your voice is a song.
His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the title, 'Rebel Poet'. Accomplishing a large number of much-admired works throughout his life, Kazi Nazrul Islam is more than a rebel.
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings…” while “poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.”
SHAMIM Ahmed came up with his second poetry book 'Je Prohor Kuashar Kache Reeni' launched in the book fair 2015. It has already been placed in the best seller list of 2015 and still going strong.
As old Greece had its Iliad and Odyssey and old India its Mahabharata and Ramayana, so modern Bengal does its Nakshi Kathar Math and Sojan Badiar Ghat.