Biography of BONGOKOBIDA ZAKARIA
Poet Bongokobida Zakaria Living in Paris from 1992, Origin Bangladeshi.He is the first ancestor of ‘Septet poem-song’, the first ancestor of Bengali Pantum poem, van guard of Hiku poem-song, translator, organizer and editor. Bongokobida Zakaria was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He passed his childhood at village Bancharampur- the native village of his paternal grandfather. For need of professional career his father Gias Uddin Ahmed and mother Sayeda Tun Nesa started to live at Dinajpur.
After obtained H. S. C. from Dinajpur he studied B. B. A. in Cyprus College of Cyprus and European University of Paris. He studied in the French Institute Alliance Franchise. After that, He studied French culture & civilization in the Sorbonne university (IV) of Paris.
When he was 14 years old his poem was published in Daily Uttara a renounced news paper of North Bengal, His first book of verse written in Bengali in ‘shammobader khoje’ was published by shikha publisher in book fair of 2000 arranged by Bangla Academy. So far, twelve books of verse written by him have been published. He is the president of Bangladesh writer’s club (French branch) , President of Association Kotha founder of Kotha Bangla school and founder of Septet International Association.
Now writer is working to establish Septet poem-song in world literature staying in different countries including Bangladesh, French and England.
Poet Bongokobida is very much fond of traveling. So, far he has traveled Geneva. Venice, Verona, Rome, Milan, Cane, Monaco, Barcelona, Madrid, Belgium, Holland, Edinburgh, London, Cairo of Egypt, India and many cultural and traditional places of Europe.
BONGOKOBIDA ZAKARIA's Works:
Twelve books of verse written by him have been published.
BONGOKOBIDA ZAKARIA Poems
One girl is crossing the public road Somme gays are gathering for sexual harass
Medicinal Plant— O! Prince you came as medicinal plant through firmed way You brought light of new day- darken night gone away
Water’s bias on water- on my eyes yours On mid road beast expands envy claws
City Of Autumn
Going another country by train I was dreaming Touching sky-cloud train is running expanding wing
Time For Joining War
We have to join in war, This is the time to join in war Yes, I have to go to battle field Not to waste time in this way. Have to go to war; have to go to war Have to go to war.
Freedom at Heart Corner
Freedom at Heart Corner The word freedom was asleep at heart corner Freedom less- house less peoples have no honor
Father cum Friend
Father cum Friend— Father your four fingers Taught me to walk-
Ocean— Three fourth of the earth is water one fourth is soil But the major portion of water is salty
Vegetable basket on head getting wet by rain uncle goes to bazaar He keeps money in poly bag because of being drench by rain entire
Wind of Autumn
Wind of Autumn Wind of autumn Fire of summer-
Expression of Feelings
Expression of Feelings Hymn, instrumental music, dance and music Ta- Ge- Te-Dha
Shame-shame-shame! Shame-shame you take bribe Shame-Shame you rape
My Wishes— To cast anchor at your river side - I wished To get lost with Jungle nymph - I wanted
Expectation for Her
Expectation for Her At your mind How many came and went
Order of man and worship of woman creates heavens
Key of house is kept to male, world will go to sixes and sevens
Thousand women stay within a man
The great dwelling remains within a woman
Like great saints stars twinkle at darkness