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Just for poetry

  • Published at 11:05 pm April 17th, 2018
  • Last updated at 08:15 pm April 22nd, 2018
Just for poetry
Just for poetry, this life, just for Poetry this play, just for poetry, alone on a cold day Traversing the earth, just for poetry A flash of a tranquil, wide-eyed face Just for poetry are you a woman, just For poetry so much bloodshed, these cyclonic depressions Just for poetry am I tempted to live longer Live a life of regret like human beings, just for poetry Have I disdained immortality
Sunil Gangopadhyay was a prolific Indian-Bengali poet and novelist based in Kolkata and the author of 200 books. In 1985, he received the Sahitya Akademi award for his novel Those Days.    Arunava Sinha is a prolific translator of Bengali literature. His most notable translations include Buddhadeva Bose’s When The Time Is Right (Tithidore), Rabisankar Bal’s Dozakhnama, Samaresh Bose’s Fever (Mahakaler Rather Ghora), and Sankar’s Chowringhee.