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.


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

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

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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