Kazi Nazrul Islam

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

By The Wood - Poem by Kazi Nazrul Islam

Who walks by the woods,
methink, he is known to me.

Beating night's silence in rhythmic patterns
his jingles ring on-
midnight wakes up in curly hair
setting a fountain in my stony bosom.

[Original: Bono pothe ke jay; Translation: Mohammad Nurul Huda]

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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