Abu Sayeed Obaidullah

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Abu Sayeed Obaidullah
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Poet, prose writer and translator Abu Sayeed Obaidullah was born on September 9,1965 in Bangladesh. Raised in the city of Dhaka, he received his B.A (Hons) M.A in English Literature at Dhaka University. His poems first appeared in prominent little magazines –Ekobingsho, Nisarga and other literary quarterlies.

Poetry of Sayeed played a pivotal role in shaping the language of the New Poetry of Bangladesh in 90s, which bears profuse faces, seemingly distorted feelings, somewhat surreal aptitude generating ‘order in disorder’ in the poetic aura as a whole. His poetry, predominantly earlier ones are- passionately entrenched in the deep roots of socio-cultural phenomenon of the ... more »

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You'Re Not Shivering, O Carcass

You're not shivering, O Carcass

Weary herds of cows and market-men left the place in a bunch.
Mounting religious-compulsion ends up in control of the frontier.
The peels of mangoes, tinsel lie beside the meadows.
The profound clinches of girls and the love of bamboo-leaves
are immersed in the morning river.

You are not trembling, O Corpse!

The hair is flying in the wind
How the longing to return halts the commune of the apes!
Somewhere, far away, the night of the body-music
spreads across the bed and the bodies cuddle each other
with the ...

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