Bengali Poetry
in English Translation
This site presents modern Bengali Poetry in English translation.

Bengali poems have been selected and translated into English by
Faizul Latif Chowdhury.

INDEX

The Earth
by Rabindranath Tagore


The Dance of Twilight-juncture
by Jibanananda Das


A day with Shamsur Rahman
by Shamsur Rahman


My Daughters
by Syed Shamsul Haque


Bhasani : Reminiscence of a Missing Mountain
by Al Mahmud


Prayer for Rains and the Brave
by Abu Zafar Obaidullah


I Salute You, My Love
by Shaheed Quadri


Expectations
by Rafiq Azad


Lines for Priyanka
by Mohammad Nurul Huda


You are Leaving
by Nirmalendu Goone


Mistress Free School Street
by Abul Hassan


The City I Live No More
by Abid Azad


Balika Ashram
by Abu Hassan Shahriar


Was a poet ever kept in house arrest?
by Taslima Nasreen


Kurhigraam
by Masud Khan


The Night
by Sajjad Sharif


A prayer to Hazarat Bayezid Bostami
by Subrata Augustine Gomes


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Bengali Literature
Rabindranath Tagore
Jibanananda Das
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