Hassanal Abdullah

Rookie - 90 Points (April 14,1967 / Bangladesh)

Hassanal Abdullah
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Hassanal Abdullah is a Bangladeshi-American poet, novelist, critic, translator and the editor of Shabdaguchha, an International Bilingual Poetry Magazine. He has introduced a new sonnet form, Swatantra Sonnet, with seven-line stanza-pattern and abcdabc efgdefg rhyming scheme. He also wrote a 304-page epic on the Universe and how life is connected to it using almost all the major scientific theories and evolutionary understanding. He is an author of 37 books in different genres,32 of which are in Bengali text, and 5 in English (Translation) . Mr. Abdullah is a New York City High School Math teacher. He received the Homer European Medal for Poetry (2016) and attended the Silk Road ... more »

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God's Home

In my childhood I saw many gods
With their red wide eyes
Full of threats.
My days passed by
Like a scared chick
Thrown into the corner of domesticity.

I did not raise my eyes to face them eye-to-eye.
They were on my head
As well as in thought's soft stage
And standing still in my path of vision.

I was not unhappy,
Walking behind them, but at times
I longed for a walk on the horizon
Away from their kingdom.
The thirst for freedom
Loomed in my burning breast.

Gods are still there, even more modern,
Robust, with their...

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