Post more comments

Kazi Nazrul Islam

(24 May 1899 - 29 August 1976 / Bardhaman / India)

A Tribute From the Poet


Allahu Akbar!
Allahu Akbar!
From Allah comes today
Rahmat, Kauthar.
Those of whom Allah is patron
This victory is of them,
It is the victory of God's Will,
Not for our vain fame.

It is a victory, but
Merely the stepping stone, no more;
From so much bondage-affliction
Toward above we have to soar.

So much division, schism
Jealousy, greed and arrogance,
All these will simply disappear
With His one merciful glance.

You are the new travelers
You are bound toward Him,
Following your footsteps
Here comes a heavenly beam.

Yes, coming are the travelers
Young warriors of new age,
Soon world's misery and suffering
Will be confined in their cage.

[Original: Kabir Proshosti (Bengali) ,
Translator: Mohammad Omar Farooq]

Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (A Tribute From the Poet by Kazi Nazrul Islam )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. I Have Been Called, Lilly Emery
  2. Smoke Without Fire, Ejalonibu Abraham
  3. Weeds and Blooms, Donal Mahoney
  4. <<<<Twist and turn, Abdul Wahab
  5. <<<<<my mother land, Abdul Wahab
  6. Smell of sweat, gajanan mishra
  7. << Potherb of love, Abdul Wahab
  8. Cats Like Denny, Dexsta Ray
  9. <<< I dare you all, Abdul Wahab
  10. إلى صديقة خائفة, نزار قباني

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Browning

After
by Robert Browning

Take the cloak from his face, and at first
Let the corpse do its worst!

How he lies in his rights of a man!
Death has done all death can.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]