Bishnu Dey

Bishnu Dey Poems

1.
Smritti Shatta Bhabishyat

The sea swelled and roared
on that full-moon spring night.
That day Damini said, 'My heart's
desire is not fulfilled.'
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2.
Urboshi

I am not your Pururoba! Hey, Urboshi,
A realm I erected here at mortal Aloka
Ephemeral, no doubt, inspired by my senses.
Come; won't you join me here?
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3.
On 14th August

So, do my words keep returning to her ?
Across these plains of my body
her comings and goings never end,
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4.
Bad Times

He was walking behind me in the alley.
I see him again at the intersection
where four roads cross,
and plunge into a lane on my left.
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5.
In My Mind There's No Tiredness At All

My dreams are also endless
in my mind there's no tiredness at all.
Yet the branches are full of a dry lament,
yet the fields are full of cold frost,
and there are endless tears in the sky.
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Bishnu Dey was a prominent Bengali poet, prose writer, translator, academic and art critic in the era of modernism, post-modernism. Starting off as a symbologist, he won recognition for the musical quality of his poems, and forms the post-Tagore generation of Bengali poets, like Buddhadeb Basu and Samar Sen, which marked the advent of "New Poetry" ...

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