Kazi Nazrul Islam

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

Struggle - Poem by Kazi Nazrul Islam

You lived for so long,
Now once put your life on the line;
The same hands you use for only prayers,
With weapons let once those shine.

Tearing off the crescent from sky,
Decorate your flag that is crimson red;
Let the seniles live longer
You offer your precious life, go ahead.

[Original: Shadhona (Bengali) ,
Translation: Mohammad Omar Farooq]

Comments about Struggle by Kazi Nazrul Islam

  • (3/13/2012 8:14:00 AM)

    Beautiful lines that express individuality and love for struggle in the most best sense. Loved it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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