Sayeed Abubakar

Gold Star - 18,835 Points (21 September 1972 / Jessore / Bangladesh)

Sayeed Abubakar Quotes

  • ''There is no Jesus more who will absorb
    All the sins into his cross;
    There is no Gautama more who will play
    Day and night the flute of wisdom
    Sitting under the shade of the Bodhi Tree;
    There is no Krishna more who will pour down
    The cloud of love into Radha's thirsty eyes;
    There is no Mohammad more who will rush
    To save you from the clutch of hungry Fire.

    O Man, O Horse, O Bull,
    Remember, there is no prophet more;
    Remember, except a love-lorn poet,
    There is no savior more.''
    Taken from the poem 'The Savior' belonging to the poet's 5th book''Bongate Basati'.
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  • ''Birds have no country,
    Fishes no country.
    Rivers count no Army, no Border.

    Showing thumbs to all raising guns and mighty kings,
    the rivers move running, tearing all barbed wires
    of the Border.

    O Man, where have you got the Border
    and the border-guards?''
    Taken from the poem 'Country' belonging to his book 'Julekhar Shes Jal'
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  • ''You say that you love Man.
    But when the poor come at your door,
    You turn your face aside.

    You say you love revolution.
    But when revolution calls you,
    You fall asleep.''
    Taken from the poem 'Hypocrisy' belonging to 'Tumi Bolo Tumi Bristi Valobaso'.
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  • ''An innocent boy leaving the lap of mom
    opened his fearful eyes in the war-trodden world,
    and asked in a depressed voice, 'Where have I come? '
    I told him the name of the earth.

    The boy looked at the corners of the earth
    and with wonder and pain, seeing the towns and paths
    full of corpses and heart-rending bloods
    he further said,
    'Tell me how man lives in this hell.'

    I said to him, 'Oh, it's a shame!
    Where is man in this hell? '''
    Taken from the poem 'A Strange Boy' belonging to his book 'Pranoyer Prathom Pap'.
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  • ''When people detest war and death
    like a dead rotten rat that spreads intolerable bad smell
    which way a mad dog detests water for its hydrophobia, -
    that habitation then can be called a country of worthless people
    where the sun should not rise ever, it should not rain
    and crops should not grow in the fields.''
    - Poem of Hatred (taken from Sayeed Abubakar's famous book 'Jukekhar Shes Jal')
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  • ''Toiletries are not necessary for your beauty,
    silk-sari and gold ornaments are not necessary;
    o flower, which dress you stay in, your beauty
    speaks penetrating each cell of your whole body.''
    - Ode to Flower, a poem by Sayeed Abubakar
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  • ''I can't help offering a basket of snail-kisses
    when a woman like a duck stretches her lips wet with sunlight.
    When a woman stretches her love-lorn hands, o Yusuf,
    I can't refuse her like an impotent male.''
    - O Yusuf (Taken from Sayeed Abubakar's one of the most popular Bengali poems belonging to his first book 'Pranoyer Prathom Pap')
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  • ''You and me
    me and you
    flower-bee
    grass and dew.''
    -Sayeed Abubakar, A Love Poem
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  • ''A rose has
    bloomed so far,
    I get smell,
    can't see her.

    A rose has
    bloomed so high,
    Nose gets smell,
    can't see Eye.

    Daylight comes,
    daylight goes;
    Sleepless I
    love the rose.''
    -Sayeed Abubakar, A Rose
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  • ''They are men too like us.
    They have the right to live.
    They need love very much;
    It's our duty to give.''
    - They Are Men Too, Sayeed Abubakar
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Best Poem of Sayeed Abubakar

Forget Me Not

Forget me not,
Forget not me.
Forget day hot,
Keep night with thee.

I will touch you
In thought, in dream.
My love soft dew,
Summer's ice-cream.

Forget me not,
I won't too you.
You my sweet thought
Calm, green, soft, new.

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Men Are My Brothers

Those who are saints, monks or dervishes can live alone;
Leaving men, dwelling in Heaven is not a poet's work.
May be, innumerable miscreants are among the flow of men;
Still I float on that flow touching these men.

Men are my brothers in all countries, religions and languages
And women my sisters. This small planet of men
Are replete with sin and virtue, sorrow and happiness, frustration and hope.
Loyalty and revolt whirl again and again round these men.