Kazi Nazrul Islam
Kazi Nazrul Islam Poems
- Woman I sing the song of equality; In my view gender ...
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- Allah Amar Provu, Amar Nahi Na...
- The Rebel Say, Valiant, Say: High is my head! Looking at...
- A Call From Behind Dear! Wilt thou remember me in thy new ...
- Mother, I May Have Been A Naug... Mother, I may have ...
Kazi Nazrul Islam was a Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works espousing intense spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. His poetry and nationalist activism earned him the popular title of Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet). Accomplishing a large body of acclaimed works through his life, Nazrul is officially recognised as the national poet of Bangladesh and commemorated in India.
Born into a Muslim quazi (justice) family in India, Nazrul received religious education and worked as a muezzin at a local mosque. He learned of poetry, drama, and literature while working with theatrical groups. After serving in the British Indian Army, Nazrul established... more »
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I sing the song
In my view gender difference
is essentially a triviality.
Everything that is great in the world,
all the works, beneficial and good,
half must be credited to woman,
and to man half only we should.
All the vice or bad in the world,
and the pain or flowing tear,
for half, man should be blamed,
the other half only woman should bear.
Who belittles you as woman,
connecting you to Hell's flame?
Tell him that for the first ever sin
not woman, but man must carry the blame.
Or, it may be that sin or Satan