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its a collection of poetry both in english …

its a collection of poetry both in english
& in bengali based on love,nature,values
keeping in mind the socio political environment

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  • 4. Biography of Sonnet MondalAs an Indian English poet Sonnet has come up as an emerging voice inthe International arena ofpoetry and literature during the past two yearswith 13 International avards and five national Govemment recognitions.His first book "A Poetic Peep Into The Post Modern World" has beenpublished by The UndergroundLiterature Kolkata Publications in 200i.. Sonnet is the Founder and Managing Editor of "The EnchantingVerses International Journal" (ISSN-0974-3057). He is also the Founderand Secretary General of the "United Minds for Peace Society (A GlobalPeace Organization-Head office-India) and thc Sub-Secretary (ieneral ofPoetas Del Mundo (International Pocts of the World Movement-Head-quarters, Chile). At present he is pursuing B.E./B-Tech. coursc at BESU,Shibpur, West Bengal in India.
  • 5. f sRil {.<n ffi q{f{ qH{ sr{ €qv qfrq wcr< qF6?.q, tRffrT Tr<r<l6fK{ qs;r<lvq rrc{rqqBiography of Ketoki Goswami {l$ S(st, ffi celcs tfiq+.f<lafqt +R oR qt{Ilq qs qf,s{ ER-T{ ctlDr. goswami is an associatc Proli:ssor in Ertglish in onc of the reputed r{ R1t Drqlq {aF q-(EvK $cm, €ffiKt<K srl{ qFt{ firdcq qncolleges in Kolkata. Ilcr M.llril. itrld Ph.l) Disscrtrtions are on D.H. vnqIAs(.K +ftq bql({r q oK r&-q<Frs 4fr-4qcf I s csrc"e, q-fi $Lawrence and Grahatn Grccnc rcspcctivcly. Ilcr critical work Mulk Raj qqq fu, c+-{ qF{ +-<r-q, VqVqful Vrq.< <tall{, *sR KK q3tFI ? t frEqAnand : Early Novels has bccn prtblishcd by Prcnticc I llll. lndia. She has, q{q R"r, c$;l qEE $-q@ ? ?" qfqcq{ qffi-{el{ qtsl-g s"r{ e&fr R(6to her credit several papers in national lrnd itttcrrl:tliotlal ilcildclnic jour- "5a q{Ef{nals. Her collection of poetry Parnornochi (2(Xl2) ltas drrly rcccivcd ap- fr-<-dlT ft;f"nc"$ cqcrl fr-cg Dt{, cqln frre uta {Ffts cqfrcs vKpreciation among lovers of poetry. Dr. Goswarni is a vocal classicist atrd (Co-ordinate) fr+ c+rqqnq rit&rs <srql Tc*f IGr, dlEtrq, tg.Rr-< +rqhas performed in dignifred classical soirees. A fcw of the poems by Sri {l1C{< *q1, qEcl{ &corq o"ff <r{<K cqRs mrcq, q+& "tpttffi qtcrfSanyal has been kindly translated by Dr. Goswami in this collection. D].gt frc-T E rR fr9sr{ r<"ilq Sq{ qoTluK I qlTq qfq {ncr{ a16q qFtrl qrff sL{€ qR"trcq-{ Rrssm rit{t qw slcuqr qsfrm ailierc fr"ffirq{ qffitGs FKs, $-{IIR-{ qdq-{ qtdffr effiMr?K{ cfr-{t w{rfrc-T Er-fs Nl6l-{l(i-{ slEslfr lqr{{qFq confrcoqf6{? rf<f"ff{ c?lca{FK{fi{ qSaE qqfvl.ffi qorr+te rrt ucEcq q€q I cffitn fr<-6m rqesr +<R{l fifi eunr{{ Dt"ff qW.{ftEs firw.f"r.fi We5 qfffi cfr"fcE-qq-"iq {RGI.K qwds"n TR qr4T frns utx sRvl{ orcqr sr<Q fi-tf (cRF etN3Tt frfl q{i"B q&wotT +q-E E9RK fic{eq or< +Rsrtcq{ 4lsF 41s1T I .!{lcq Fiq.mr+< {RF{ q}R ffi {R :- +f.rvt qfq A<t6 1lQ1 ,rir1 "tl(,rl ftow fit< <Fs trlr.r1l 1.r11..11 )lRilnl im rlr.{1 (rlr.+l :ilF41, rlft{lFr 19.<{ll rFl"P ;1.1 ellr.rl s"i;iq ,qfnl ?s<?l *.o.1 1l/.et, r.q.ll.t. ..... qfr qrc.r."ttirt :1 >l-,16t Tffi{ Frcfl< IVi ..q1-$
  • 6. T q?IlF q]sH {tr{ qlt{ fi{:{l {Ecv< sf{tT qfq critq] $tr{ q-tr qg <9, q5 {q s{ vKCs q{fS ETCf, €v ql{q ,S"lis rfl{ 5tf{ st<Eq.{ Vfr <rq v{13, q-dj rlTo-{ gfr {<ftrt, yfr rrGcq{ qssf{r 1G 4 q U?rl wlcS <c{ TNBTf qfr-{ <Ftq( sffi{ FlCq< W Rts )s Let My Creation Perish qiQ c.troqwm rtFr ?cq "ilR :b Wish Bird sfr q.teq qt€ qtR qEN TtG *{r& qlTK 6s{ o Me in Love {fN qlq oitgtq qfq cefiI?ffi G"tttrtcrr :n"nriRs qKK D-Er< s66f4qfcq 5-{.ll Urbashi (Dancer of heaven) +Rs"t .sR frft< mcr CIg q8 a Waves fr"fs rffi cq{fr...... {r$mfeff{? e Where is man?R:i-{s afy<5, {5{c6I{ qcs Rq{ bwr<q fi(g?co? *q "ttnq-l ai ft r qfic[< smqd itr India<R (6teB, sRb-|< qttq qK sRqstq-s qsT ffiD ; qFilcq3r oR oEr<s-cq-{ TR r qM vrFrfl uR& ${cs-{ nR ; oR< csl(:{l FfR-{Q qr$6o ?lrc( E f{l{ Trcq? ?0 Is God there?qt-{ fl(s rf {l{cr-fr FtR-< r oR ${c{< qG[R Ra:,,[qr{, fi{ce1, h.rcT{ c${"{ qtcqt? ei How are you?€-*{bR qql?n< "F"-"tflt sr{ c{ $clt qfc{, qfnr qHn-R oql qA {{55 raQ 9d This MomentT-{F DF, qffi "TTlfrs ritntp utl r +Rstq quto< Rttrq-tqrrn co^f$sr{ ffir"tBq q-{ qttffi 9v 9q When Mind AwakensR st<r< <t set6-{ *ngl| ft.rTK n"cq ffi {.|t5rq rg< lq&nl {_{fr.{.t <pclf fr"q.l{ 9tr Promise You$uffi"l {-qfr"axq erts? s.kiq.dr "fi}cs< nre qp * <rnq Rqlq mR I qx. qr cql$ sRq<, sK.i sR eM qr1e[tsR]r5|{, ur{ 8o 8) Kiss6q.q ff1r<, c.rs frc-x1q 8t 8O Last Breathe vr+"1*nR FsrEq tpmr$?FRq 88 8C Longing Only fbr You 6rtTR{R qq, Tlfrv q1rr1: -,fr44 8, 81 Life even today cfle Q....Qr-io6 hv"t/sulfr-c >t:"r ,i11.1r..q.r:11r.;l 8tt 8b Meaning of lifc ,rt.TliT,l 1,.,1:l r",rtt (ro c) Thc Birth of a Poem l;11fl{.t !ql (tQ. c9 Rabindranath 1x111.9 lrp|..1 :1lvr 0fl (r O Go back to f{oots -4.1 (tU a.q Mind-Policr: Jf.4.l (.1l Q 1t a. li Briclgc vtd (e|..+l f, /, Stat I llrllPv ,ri1 r.rfr$ sil;t UI Ut!r Sorr11 liottt thc ashes
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  • 8. qtq.r{ Frcq-{ TW Rr{, Let My Creation Perish!<fr pmr< +rB <lqtt qt "rR, If I dontget hurt in your sufferings{fr {r{:{< qf{tEtcr, If in human atrocitiesrFlqsnr q(n qt 80, And genocide I dont get stirred up Then let all my creation perish here.wlsF r< Fne-< ryi cqto qR{c{ r Ifthrough the touch of your hearts fire {t<r{ Tlst qK colTlR And creation1&qemm Rain docsnt fallqqK TRg-l< caRT From rny poetry{fr 1& {t <RT lw Then let all my creation perish here.qNK TE Ftw< 1pi cq+ eR"ffnr lf I fail to laugh If the light of the nightsfr qrus il {rR Doesnt wake up from me withinsft qq.F qv{ cctcs And I fail to draw picturescsrcrt;Tt sr} qfcs< qqT q@t Tf{ s.fffil Mixing with serenity of dawnNl(g<l frqq c{c.I, Then let all my creation perish hcrc.qfr sR Eirscs qr +tR... ll I fail t0 bow down before the fcet of thc grcenql^F l:I Fnn-< pl cqlo eq"$fi r ll rny lips do not tremble seeing the smilc of a naive Il rvhile breaking myselfffi nfft< "i"lcg qtctt qr + $R Wrrds stay suppressed in incensementffi qgE<K qtfr cqrol cScq il sF 6F lltcn let all my creation perish here.frcqL$vsrc ltclqe{rq tE cffcs TFvr{ qNl-{ tr< Ffqq lY] cqrc eR-.flGr r Bll /_0lr_.1 rll.t :
  • 9. :uqcq {tR Wish bird:r-d cs qFK Qq "fitl Tm c<qn N4irrcl is rny wish-llird roaming freeRTffi eXftp usl-qt$lcs, Losl orrly in lhc girlaxy of my rvish, l)yilrli irr lhc liclcls wind in search of juice.<cr< c{tr=i qlq€ s.Cq mch qugnm, qlai {&N lrr llrc pe:;rk ollhc Krishnachura,TsE-slK ac<{ {lTlT cfr atcu< t rrr llrc trrrrc: olthc red sands Chou Dance"qfr o"l-{ srt"ff RlGq rR I irrrr lirp:rrr. i craq wandering minstrel,o${K frslTl (Ec{t ql s"{m ql{Nl Nt:rcr ;rsk rrry address.rflfr qtsq tR< xqm; I rrrrr ir lircbirds wick...qq ft mmm (qq{r{t? ls vorrr rnind a prison?gT<E 6KM NCqGKEI lhcn break the barsq@ sMq qrFls {.,{, l,ct llrc wish wind come to your mindtm qnmm w{KFr {ls {l Frn l.rt it flow in the stream of pcarl of your wish light, ll gxrssible you will be thc rivbr at last"llTCE Vfr qft qc< q-{rlc{i Wrll y<lu be able to listen to rnc/ qF{R sql qf{F?"ll-{c< ft 9R lirr Iirlllrn, acrazy wandering rnirrstrclqtfr *fi s1t"ft $BE sR lli.rtr lrsk my address.ql,.l< fr$Ft (Fc{w s{cil qF-cq I I iilll ;t lilcbirds wick....ffi qtsq "fiFrq :rqcs; lll rrrrrrrl is my wish mountainId C{.RflTK 5E ell{l-s lrnl I ;l;k to break the dam breaking wirvc (:El6"f 4l {tq elsl 6;S vtqN .1 r nlorrr lirl leaf in the picture of my tcars 66Ic3K qltrqll sR eilsKRF Wrll 1orr bc able to float in it? d sRlLK "r<< vfn sf{N? lrrr llpan, crazy wandering minstrel ffi q:rq qil4t Ttts"q s1t Nt:r,cr ask rny address.qm< fr-ofqt C613Tt:Tl T"<t6t srt{Gr Iqtlr srteq "ttfi-g qcrpt
  • 10. qo Mc in Loveql{K cqn Wlrcn youve given me your heartrq-{{{l{ftfrqTl{ Why did you not share my emotions?m-{Tcr{ qatftfrqt r Ill dcvour your beauty, youthcsl3TKtcfr-<a mpfr< llrl rcslrain from accepting yous{s"{ <it<c<Rtr lll seizo yorrr dreamsNKq{qfrfr-< lhrtrl cry,lny more.p?qm fifiwl lll lrrkc you to the intoxicated windrofcqrNlE qsxlT frca sf< Itccd you with mahuat wine{Sff{ T{ in$nl({t lJul ncver sell my heartq{ei{r{ c{Fc{t{tl Ill bestow on you my mad smileqFf{ "fftl{qtfr conofr< Ill take your painscsK qlqt qFrfr-< l)ont cry any more Your love is a quarter$qffi.ttfrry+t rNK (SIDKqW llow can you give the whole?coqnffiqrlT 6qlcs,.lqFl? lll give you haH and moregKqNKsl(q"fIR Itrrt I know no limitsaft<mtqqt r I losc boundaries for ever ( )nly the insane knows thefts ilfr RKR e1ffqa Arldress of a heart.ft-sfr-<t {trtqqttr:rca-afrEr* rr Ketoki Goswami . L-. I M;rlrrrir llowcrs is llirbllrm districf
  • 11. qet<qi l.Jrbashi (Dancer of heaven)+fist q]B-{ qdil loclry is thc dartglrtcr of soilifr-{ <Tfr ()f agc likc a rivcrTRd TlBcqK :ifft lbclry is thc fltrlc of a wandering minstrel Sonrol i ntcs sl rity, uncaring, indifferentE<ne Rnq? cs{-cfiTt ffi lrclry is tlrc daughter of this earth+Ri* q? ftQ-< mcn (vrrosrrtc ofa troubled mind.fr"fq q6-{ cffi qFQ oc< q1a ed-- Quivcring and burning in intense painft sq"tm it burnl l.,ctstre E4p tr]e; Who knows if it becornes free?TEI Fl l.l{ T1, rft qo rn The imprisoned Urbashi.{q1 wKrtT I
  • 12. 8 a.ccD6 Wavesvfr tq& qrd You lrc moun(ain watcrfall,{ q{c.r {{ N<lt only irr forcsts Ihrl yorr lrc in llrc dcpths of mindER qkRt qcffi lqc{ ln lhc lridtlcrr lirncs of my body fiyg qRotRrc"ffu-fi Yorr lrrc silcrrl poctry--one withgfr HI{R-+ ENsr{H Rfur llrc t:xcilcrncnt of nerves.hg{rq<r reRsrr Yorr ;rrc llrc first bud of the chain of creationVfr qR-<o 1&< q?F {& A1i:rin [hc darkness of natural havocqf<l-{ {qt e|qcr{ s{-<sl{ Wlrcn the first rain drips in the body Or the news of the secret wavc arises€r< cqfr{ aem 1B nnn Lct nobody know, but your mind knows-Tt C6lt"l-{ CObC{=< .rE< Ncver forget, keep with care-q< cs€ TtqtTs Flar{ q{ csl qlr-I trn the deep mute song of your heart.wEl{to.{;Ne*-sg sc{ r<C"l fi3FFRT Tm-< ils< qQ< flrq t
  • 13. qs 1Tnq ffiam? Where is man?Rwt{ anfu ryR qFrGK ltRre k1&T Scicncc, lcclrrxllogy lrc standing in thc first row- Only rrrrrr is bclrind.3{rl$ qlR cfqc{nt€< *ttn qlR cqqK WrK cFc{ Slirlc:, rrrrrry lrrlrrrinistrations are infront of your face-(ElriFt {lcq, frqr{t{, s{+s NFU-< dqq{ Irr vorrr 1ir;r.y rrratter, bed and sometimes in your biogenetics-- ( )rrlt llus rrruch makes me muse.3{. sq{ qllr{ st{t{;lt1l Vfr fr-+"na fi-+q Mlrnl you are helpless, unarmed lhc poisonous serpent State is standing with expanded hoodTctt vcE qm Rs<-{ qlq <Eqqc-&?6-4n affi r History is confused at this very position.q19fr fr-+"m .Iocqt es1:h otnort Still you are helpless searching for a handful of lightfto {tm{ qrsf{ ocB pcq ql "fN So that the sky of hunger doesnot break in suffering{fr frqs.c.t< qrl qs qs ffi "l.i.€Tf {l-{ lf for a bit of time a peck of peace can be found${. sq{ qr.m vFtTr l Only this much rnakes me muse. So much blood, so much wars, still I wonderqs 3s ss Ta_ v{vF65 {-<ls EtcE many people still sing songsss ff{{ q*r{s ufla ffil Only this makes me musc.el eQq qtlrr Et<H l
  • 14. qtrw<-5<d IndiayR rnr cu€r+"< ftflv, Yourc the never-ending horizon ol- wavcs--l rcccivcNFK SlCq "tR .KT{ C+lT{ *"Ff llrc soft touch of a mother in you-Vfr ffif< vRo-<{ Yourc rny India-your breast contains hcnnitagc,T-rf{l3 NFI{ Cq-5q Q.|(6] s(lFt{ l)cnsc lirrcsl-youre a meandering river$"1{B 5K.[ Irnrrrtl;rlirrg shores at her own speed-volition.Vfr ofl"rl. {c{ (pc{ ltsxt qqq stlw lft l)o 1orr bclong to Hlndus only?vR ft R"{< ffi"i rsn qnoff+ {c{ ft fi:etst Worrld rnuslims be razed to earth?e-(E m-{ ss <sl.s qt& frcs-{r Why then so much bloodshed-enmity betwixt races?{l{t 3s 3l-{l@ 5rfl ft qrcq Men spilling blood hot, red-VR cot.ttl ffi ssfi {c{-{ f;t-rtfi] --r Do they know where you are militant? How you cElql{ scetKcq Ttcql 41(D, qlc{ 5r{.tr qflr{tfil Long for music? Youre a hermit of beauty-vfr $ts scq rsifr Youre the flute of Chaurasia!gfr ffirt{ -+tft I love you so much even today In each footfall I locate your loving touchuR cret Trsi€ NFIFI -,lqqtfr ellc{ *q {R pm< qmr-q< *"l{ Youre my affectionate Indiailc{vfr wlqf< q+q*ft vKvfi Compared to your overwhelming emotional content We pose as insignificant clustcr ol grass-NNK qtcECrK Tftq q:Kt w w.K nsxfr c"gm cq{K ie c6G qR<E If only I could own incessant waves as youq{cst qlqFl llqlc{r qG-s sqT My make-belief world of garbcd statements of untruth- The feigned imposition of urban colours-fi-cqn +rc< ac+< <fqf{ FE dI ft csery Would have imrnersed in the flood of love-!{ efE-c{trr{fu vfr {q ffi{ ftffi You are love incarnate, youre the BaulSr dntm You champion the aesthetics of nude art-youvR qcn e{tT qry qf{$R Are an entombed artistry in the.formations of lhe rasafvfr qrft{t, vfr TrErE-{ srsmt Youre the Suft tune-rhythm-dumb green prairie-gfr Tft< W q1nt ruq Nllv-{ At rnoments you pose as Kishori Amonkars voluble<Frfq€ ICd q{ {cs <{c{ {NRT Music rendered expression, while her heart blccds and1n< &u< ss-fl {r{ ff{ Sings alone-youre my commonplace lovc-casyffiq6;rc1 I Iclrr:rlizcd rapture.vfr wl{F lr&-Tt l.rrsl lo West, Atlantic to Alaska thc snow landq-+m q-{fr{t Wlrerccver I tread I listen to your lririlrng rhlthm-in my never-ending walk1s cEco {F5qqgqlv cqm Tf,m{ cnt I rcccivc your pious touch6{"{tr.da sR 6ot"il{ cr{ I still livc in your warm embracc- youplqlT {3il{ K.t Arc rny very own beloved lndia.uR rer {Er 4t6{ &q {R ooml{ qtrq "*r"l Kctoki Goswamimtq]x qt"F(t qters dru qr& I lJaul is a clan o[nrinistrcls sirrgirrpl songs ol lrltlrrtl lovcyf, qll.K<-ru qtrar< vFv<{lr ). Itasas arc nine irt ntrrtrher llorlriryrrtll rrrcrrlrl slrrlcs.
  • 15. 90 e5VKl{ qME? ls Ciod there?fu{ TfvRF qcq? Rt frFu-cs qnrq.t, Docs God or the Almighty exist? No. Stay unworricd.Tsddfi.m lts csFf{ I Carrry on with your evil works.g1, sK Ycs but (iod is present in custom, justice, destructive notion, wczrkness, guilty ffierr{r{ qKq flDlrr, frD"lc{, c{cq, T{qq{, "|.t"tcfiq lcc:l i rrgcomgt $sqfq-F ea+rc safiV sr< rRr-GF "tqqfis <rcaq Yorr have trarnpled people piercing historyqf<t{ {6TCqt stf{l{ qtR? Again, you say God is Present?cotvn frenr+ qTs fi{{ {@ <Kqr{ <sc{q I You all have turned women into harlots,qRK <dl-ct v6Rr{ ffcq? taught men to call by hypocritical names l{e is red, he is black, he is white....FFq-{t ffi cs r{rrF qRrc ose r loday men have turned into ingrcdients of cadre and voting machineTl-{slT c"ttslfi {ln sf<Fcs Ftfimqr Will you say again God is Present?s Er{ e Elcql s ql4l Yclu all have turned human values into merchandise in your finalq$ qq sjlv-K qt{ osF {@< B"ttnn {"nvRs iudgrnentTKl{ TECI E6RF{ TrCq? Poured mens blood into the light of big cities and palaces Still today people are being crucified in deep suffcring, looted andcl{ fuT pn-{t rt1:T{ {EK<I<tr qql <tfiGsr lcpressedqEcffi <w frc-s <v 3v +q<, qbtfu qfqm GI{TR CIrdql Slill noW will you say God is present?qaF qlT{stsi 1q-{ {q"flr WfRq Ei}s q-<qfios{ds ft <qc< vsRll qfcs?
  • 16. eq6$:r{ qftql? I-low are you?c$q.{ ql-cqt? cffqt{, Tss[gt 3s-$qfr llow are you? Rose, red colored flowcr, rcd Olcandcr, Mahua, ShiLrli tlow are you? Silly green trees and plants....q,qil, Fl€fr- Alright!!! I know you all are intensely suffcring6S11-4 flCql? T35 {{g rlts rffi l;orcsts are getting lostvlclt cEI? ffi Pmnq{ $ sts q@- l)o not think I have forgotten you!q-{qi {l(Bq qR6{ Arc you all changing? FC<l{t C$lq.RT{ gCn CutR I know you can no longer spread the colorfirl slryFFq-{r ft <q(E nFq? With your enchanting smell.vrfr mmrq< lt$fr We Tell me how I will sing from my heartqRI T( ,.CT qlsf*t q&-cl fdcs ln this deep dark new moon night. "fl<rSqlft oc< TE qf{ cars {F {R Besides civilization I rvant you all to be more near- How are you? Yellow bird, Dream-kite-eR crK qF-s qqlR"nr If I could get you all in the core of my heartcsToK qFff{Ff cuNtm{ qf<e otrq uR- Perhaps I would then open them{{ stcqt? qqR {tFt, Ee F{- Locks of many doors of my mindcslqfm-{ sfr 1lrT {l-Clf clE]{ How are you koel? You hardly come into sightq{Fl q6s If this crowded town could hcar your voice often "Ifi mssN {cffi May be, men would have bccn lrtorc lovable.<s q-?rql{ fir4- l)crhaps the colour of the flag would have turned frorn Red 1o Sun-.${1 sfcqt? c<qfrq coNtcs cst ql{ cn{lR {F il shinecsm< ESr< ffi e? .l-q< R-..r l-{ 34(s catcst I low are you river? heading torvards the sea?q5cst {l{3 qa<n cqfr+ qcst r llI could be like you- llrcn I would have made"lElsFr 3( qlE dl Sc{ q.{(gl C{tq( 6qls qRRI qFKilfiI dfrI All the dirts of ages float6qffi Arrtl speak outsfr cqqlK rrcqt qes msF.- I rrorrld live like this{cut< {s ql<Bf{ qlte- I trr rurlly!!!qfrc{ frc-T TsvN.-qtfr sRw< ritn<ffiirl -i. r1. r rll,l
  • 17. qqrgd lhis MomentqB {{d 6rcq qq"fi l.;rclr ruoment lile is in strife-at timcs pcaccful arrayrfKI {fcEI R"{nT, Alilrin sometimes mind bugle dances in cnrolion,fl<l{ -$-il(Tf ql(K.crt 3tffi q{ qlq-q Assrrrance consoles- lhtt at any moment you and me perishEtFl Elcrt ql{]{, lr;rch rnornent comes sportive dreams-as if floatsv{ cr c<,rcil nqr5 cum< o$qr< c{{Fttl lloscs and carnations-lotus of creation-qtr {{65 E{ DsE, l rrch moment forceful irnposition-snake-chains of irrjusticc-bloodbatlr mq €@ rrcq. cqffl{, Trel-vl All upside down- Again comes trust-sudden waves-sudden glee{B< {sq-{l Still at any moment you and me perish se {qc5 qT{q{q, litrch mornent domination and repressionqRul{ qtE"lP.t <F{r{ { )h poetry! Still I live, my endless ovation to you.{{ cfi qq-q3{-4 | lrrrch rnoment sighs invadeqKK ql(E fr{l{ l,ct there be incessant oozing of blood, tired legs-qhts cuB {as uqtq, Slill I remember you. Never ever forsakeu you- irrr are none other thanq{ ca mtc{t osm< qmr< gc6 t{ilf rr rbindranath-for all morncnts. I { iqe TW6 q{-{ w<qql,s3. =ft$ R Tttsl mtqF ffi{ q&{q{ I Ketoki Goswamiqfu TK.6 fr6{mcs]s qf qR-<o <ss<t, slvu{"is{ qF lcg N]{r< scffe&fr ret TFI,Vfr qt< cq$ is6{ cslc{t1q6 <Q-<-+<tt
  • 18. 9g When MindAwakensnq q-trlrdR Whcn mind awakens, then comcs Bhairabirq.ffr {-{ qlc{ q{fr fltn ?e-{fr Ilrc alvakened mind makes you a poct+q qtEGR pR sR Ncvcr think yourself as disregarded$*F*s csrnm vR qurli litillthe breeze bolws, waves flow, flowers bloom, thc Sun nses ( )nly for youqqrc qt€Tt <c{ {t{, 6uU cqtrt, gq mt6, {{ "dcstqlR q{ {hrly think that you are blessedrulvtc<I Vfr tni lhe world is only for You .lust take a diP into minds river1Rr? cuffi qri You will get a new blue skYv.r< qfrcs q< frca m-c.tt lltcmal house within a homeft{ w{i e+ fir{ ftlg lhats why the mad saYssR cst qlt4t Tcq lhe blooming mindqq $rqq llrings the spring.Tqvr I Illr,rrr:rlrr is rr titgit stlttg tlttrittg lllollllll,-l ltotlt:; ;1ttet:rlly
  • 19. sql fu{ lrornise Youyfr fr qffis c"wq ( lirrr you see the hidden dcsert/qfrc-{ cfl$f q+-yfr cq"rcs llchind a roaring laughter? tts?<ft q.t "ms WTI{ O.LTlqti_ llyou cant dont Yearn for me. (ian you understand the language of opprcssion/gfr vn-af+m< <nc{ cqM frAvn< s|qi T<rcE ttr{t? Wrapped under the enveloPe of love?sft n "ilr-Tl qqF curmtr Ilyou cant dont Yearn for me. Can you see the banYan shade?ER qR-< DtEfr-{ cler4 q5u qmt fiqcs qN3 ? Ilchind my restless gaze.Sfr {I "il€ TNIT CD-C{|+I It you cant dont Yearn for me. l[ you give me firee:q-C< efffi m]T fiys Df€fi-{ cjEct (rl]qtc,K -VF< ffic{-I lrn ready to bum "Xu3 7sfr qT {*s qTq]l qr{ cuc$l-{l-- I[ you give tears<fr qrN:a nt*s Irn ready to get wet.qtft e-{cs rtFq qf&, If you extend both arms Im ready to hold them.<fr u1 cutc+ qe qNB lf you have poison with Youqtfu Gsrcs nfu qr&, You will get the touch of etemitYsfu n qs <tvt.g In rny lotus-mudqtfr tr{re ile qt&, I promise you.{fii fr{ ams mmt< sftqqT6r{ c{renf "il5qq:qlfi "m"lf+;ffi peg fiqm cunrao r
  • 20. IT{ 1., issFq-c{ cfl(s Ttsne frRq Iill today flows the arotna of protniscuotts lovcvlEt{t{F ResRT{ qrrm- Iirrrbrace brings trust*wann, intcnscqfrE{ Arnity blooms-touches one softly Knorvn sighs peep out 6q54Q qq €s-fr"{T Is there any harm to think thus?ffirs qcs q€l{ <qrw< c{tgirrq{ 651slr<l xt|(1t Vft $1n ftg c5"r"tftTdq Would you accept my pain-laden loved kisses?qe ftqqRs.cR elc{ vFrc-t? As sun-baked fragrant flora- ln a kiss f,rnd the touch of a young maiden-Isr+ lfc< g<q qA-{ Rtus{r The flavour of long lost momentsfrln "nnsrt ftB.ctftL.t :Ifsqr {W Oh! Blend, blend in my senses-ru1fict $€{f, frc{ {€{t q-1er< Lovelorn fingers do tremble along The wide open river-heart inundatesceq6 {< wlTTsrol orrc ql.s So I comc back to you againce*cn sfT qs qa-{ c{fEI ffq.cf At times you are a child*friendsR oot <l3t-{l{ cEFK srcs fr,(< qtfr Throbbing heart in bones and vcins.n"F.s Efr rst{, q?Fs <{ A kiss is not sexuality*thc strcam carricsq|(9AW, EqlT q1T Vfr skt{ -"rq{ Relentless waves of pity and affcction. Is there any harm to think thus/Ec{ 3{ d,lsl m, & o{ftc^o oflre Ihe world is weary with passionlcss kisses1q{ {Tt lsoK cuB oq{ufa- With rules rites-black whitcsue ftqstre eQ vrc{ EFt@? -fhousand implications. World is confused today The river sings through warm kissesq-{1g p:rn{aft wm nm Go back to them dear globe*{l4f SlCq]{, qtur-<, Rurc< My friend! Return-for there you mayTs qfsiffi {aqbR-{ Find my soul music flirds fare the best in kiss--even today{4ft vm trKqv- ln caste creed or some rveb is blocked thcptrq flrQ <c{ {ts{t.qn a-h< l lcart in chains-nations circumscribed-1o EEc{ ftl< w {qA- ls there any harm to think thus?ftr< <tc {Tqll.|{ Kctoki (ioswrmie<trq {csT |]-c< C<fftq1Pqr{ qlui€ "ffRil e$cc"f<r{qfc$ +o frcscw rqslqt@,irFcaqfR q-q, qEcs ortre <.|E-se ftqstcq ,R vtr< ,t{(E?
  • 21. 84.eq-q Rg{q Last Breatheq{ cutciF qcFR?GqH History forms in tearsr-{ cut-trt3r qd ff{Ft Or disaster in tears Let your beliefs burn"ry-+ oem< fr"rm<rf,$ Ff{t{ q{ Let your dreams burn Your song will come out from the asheseR. c.km qt{6{ csFt{ ttf{, May be History will beq-pt?&qq qcE The Last Breathe.ets frstm t
  • 22. 88 r.iftFI:fiCST DRR Longing Only for You$T{ flsT<w -+Mcs Mankind is crying proftiselY lodaYq]T q](Ds flsK C$B {l{ 6{F 6<l-F 9ter8 ; Getting beaten up and some are wakirrg rrp rvhilc gctting bcatcn{Ec{< 4trt {3 TKr{ qsr{ NmK qfr ffi{t3 Go beside people, Mixq-s pfi-r q{mT{ stVt +r< 6<V-RT rflB-{tB-.hG The fire of heart with your river.re qlc{ c{fq ss To +Frqt For how long will you all chase us demons/qKK {$ TF(s rBcs E:rq$ {&r atffi qftq Who knows, how many carts are cracking daily/ -{gcq"tt.ff{ft 41fu cmt sRsK qtBcs t6 And uttering the truth with those cracking chests!qftg qfN &s< cqro <Il-F {Il-cDq r<l]q ;rc1r5 Besides digging holes in engineering, talents, poetry and soil.s]-{K{ srflT qlsT tr{Fil $fr( ttq fu-q Rr.w 4urcs. S,owly the outer skin covering is changing from withinft sG.qrcqr {ft €r<r{( {fr qts Today the hurnid soil smells wet from the tears of men.rl{cr{ $.l(q {c TF{ fle({ oemr< qfr c{-ll$ {E{ rqM <i55 rtft(q Whats the hann in taking lifes risk? Go near people ; mix the fire of heart with your riverqmpt Fffi c.t{ "Ffu uRcqlr Man is in tears today- May be longing for you till thc last.
  • 23. 8gqlsi$ -fr-<-{ I rli.r:vcrt torlityqqe q-fl, cft{v-t{ ffc{efE<fTl{ lrcrr trxl:ry lilb, biogcnctics mclttts l4:rrIclitt1l ol a .juice"tl(il mM Tm{ fr"ffi I l;rr[.erl irt rrtt cnvclope of love.,S?IfCq qf{ qR-dsK I.ft{ rt Fsq I lcrr rlcrrrocrircy, independence meanspF qF*-{ ddM; ()ritt()r], olthe vote demonGfb frrs-{ fr-{uqr I httrlrg the greatest poisolt.q?ffc{ qfsf*t {lr{. qfr{ frI{.t{t llrrr sky rneans boundary of landqsr+r< fiq<q lrr rrrlrlirtg of a flag.s?Ilcq {B s qEK {tcq Rwlf;N qursf{ llrr l)cace and equality meansefq-fit pr rr(:rcation of advertised power.
  • 24. 8trfr-<rq-< qtcq [rlcrrnirtg ollilc{q"tR flqc( Tl(F {Er B"nnfr Ile rrrcrrls olcrcalion daucc unablrlccl r.villrin llrc corc of pain llrc rrrrrlc sotrg in the darkness olnightrns< AQc-E s{stT 5l|{- Ilrrklcrr insull behind laughterqtF< qvftq T+.rrt qfiF (lrr yorr scc/ If you could feel it oncc*cqllp ft "[s ? T{r€ sfr "IR-TI qq{R llrcrr scrrrclt me.just here, I am searching hcrc thc rncarring of life.qm "[cet q?rffl, ffi q.ttcR r}fu ui}<c+< :rn-l (lrrklish laughter under senses.c{IcE< Evcr FN< qtfr lio rrrany feelings choked to death in the crowd of spccchcs So rruury anonymous lanes in the depths of feelingss${ &w s{Lq {c{ ss cl vryfri l hrurrrg like a river in a surprising silenceq-NeT qft.a qnq ss .llq qt ql"rt ,lfq, Wlrcrc our mind gets lost in veinsqfr{ ss {R rF ft qru{fik-<st{ ltr thc secret waterfall of senses-CE]qK TFR Fl{.lT FTfl{ €{]c I"{ ERH - (;rr you see? If you could feel it once-c<tr<r< fiW +dq<m I lrcn search me just here, I am searching here the meaning of life.cq-.Rv ft "i"Ns ? T(rco lfr"k-+t es-{lT*rtl.lr "lgf eR{a{, qtfr e{C{,q {& fr+cm na{ r Frlj r.!lr..T, r1l;l-8
  • 25. coe$F +fi-er<qq I lrc llirlh o1a Poeme$fr TRgt< sT-{ qlcr ftq, ECE ql*3rt {{6( ksq<" llrc birlh ol a pocrn signalsmq qR s< wEqlst llre lristory of somc ignited moments Ar, rl llrc vision of a rainy skyGr{ srrs ffi s6q-a erc{ E culc?l @< wmrt- lirrsllcndcd on slices of a few cloudssitqK <plR sR$ q{ e{ qWsK, Ior nrc poetry is not only anguished screams?tft{ eff(q fifEq c 1gm mRK r irrr rrury find here the conjunction of life and dcallrsRot oflq T{r5 TqAq,qR-<o {lg qr<Tcf s"fs tr<"t Ioetry today is homeless, hungryql_pt ffiot itc-s cT{"llsrl sH "l@lw* f..ik quio lllculing incessant, tired legs- Nrrrrrbcrless enmassed wounds may be touchedftq qrtr ft flfl? lly poctry. But does that stop the wail?.oR cot TRq .frru aI69 qtw i*t<trr Ft<rtlr flt<v,t t lxlrv thus thrives eternally inq{BT Ttrq esft T,RgK ql stq qef{lI I lhrrrcs and veins. c{ csl qtr.lT (pcq sl.3{t c<*s{tkt qftrllil {ll;ll Wlrcn a poem f,aces insult It l:rres the same fate as an unidentified corpsc in a drain. Ketoki Goswami
  • 26. aq <?-q-{fq li;rlrirrdranath Vfr *s{. qv sR irrr lrrc not only a PcetVfr fr-<ra_{ ?s-{i} Yorr arc an Ascetic of life Fl{l{ {c{ qt(q rfqT ct{K lrr vorrr mind there prevailsqqN Q-R E1q trt;rdcls of deep thinking. orr are the musical note of the rnidnightVfr qm< $<rTt6o< r-<-{tR You have smeared the touchstone of firewso-{ K-Ffi CIcqq pR llurt is why you are unfaded till todays.R ret qfq€ qFt{ iru not only belong to Bengal, to IndiapR .lg. {s TKE1-{, {€ s1 Ej3gqg6{ Yorr are International with earthly feelings. I grcatly remember todayVfr qtqru+ sqvcq trrvefes ll is quite surprising to mew TC{ lts qfq llow in this web of worldly oppressionsmp wqro qn{ qe R{ iiQv6< Yorr are so fertile in love?1q{ qtrq s{cg {.c{ ft +r< tt{El4r Icrhaps you are an intellectual.cq U-{{ Yuu are a collection of lyrics of lakhs ( )lknown or unknown flowerswrot vfr mlft{K I sprinkle flowers at your fectyfr fr-sFrc 1E< +v {T{ iT qr{f I greatly remember you today. qcF{f >t-scb-{t llrc day when w=4{ t4KR the falcon of dcath took away your lifecomx fr"qm qm< "I""fiqfr l)id Kolkata watch that day?qv rcqfire qtq ( )nly a mourning assembly?cqfr"{ coll6 qH m{ c+cV ryr tro Il saw a unique procession of living poetry. You are friend, you are companion, and you stay hand in h*nd, sidemfiia s"TsM fr cqcolR{r bv sidee1 cft+ siflrl{? ffiutRE €r{s sRb-t< q-qa frQg 1 You are our one and only hearty Rabindranath.Vfr <q pR q.ff ffi, Vfr qrc eE qtcar flalEfr nstnr qsqq qvR-o <frqqtqtrr
  • 27. c8Fl$w frt< qN3 r io lrack to Rootsqq flfr Tfrcg flR Iorl:ty I am sleepingq{rel$fs. Et{Er qftr{ lrrlurps I will wake up again tomorrow I rvill get vou freshlyqrqcq -rctFmo mma ln llrc coming ccnnrry-apl oc< "iR- :trll today I live amidst criesqtq$ oFK q1(<| =fffi $FT t.lr;rr to the hungry" wolves l(r haps tomorrow I will get joful tearsXqE 6{s(-u< slqme qi-q qcF ?Il{ I rvill get you freshJyE€(s.t SIE lrr lhe coming century-qwcq -Frfr65 Flq]{ liday Im like an insane{g{ $r{ "lK- I tcside tired bewildered insignificant grasses, yctqtq srtfr w{c<r< rc I u,ill live in grasses ; perhaps this was rny dcstinysflv ftrRr-fi r"6ts RIGT< "tt"tt"ttft sg l,:rlcr turn intr: a full tree. I rvill see you in a different rnanner in tlrc conrirrg ccntury.tc{afiF< qscot qbR. oql Rq I rvill stay for the earth{< rqn v{t{ lcqi( fl4 c4-{ I ( )r search me in the rootsqq(s .tstFrc cslqlT w41 I rvill b,e burning just thcrc ,vr{ fi"K, q6 {<A< q{J alrq{ llurn and dig to bring a nov bourrdlcss rcgion...{scs1 c.fscv cr6e qm{ "rcTt Ifpossible go back to roots I rvill stay arvake therceQqn*& qtR qffi, qcE EC{ ffi I rvill surely call you onceS< qt< {96o "1.uN a6 W-F "lgre Will .vou come/qTNt qEq ft1v oqlT< I rviil see you in a di{ferent mamer in the coning centul"llr{.l {fr 6-ap fi43 413e?op1-6& oqtfr q1ufscsmx fiu+? sq<ls vl-+-<ql{c< Ft?qWcq "rcTq6 sstr"wdt ejc< cq"K I
  • 28. rn "tfr"t Mind-Policecsl{K s;r tFil ft c1(rf qtcq? ls your mind-police awake?Sfr 6q6t 6sft5t cq6 3{ {fqTfl cq3 ll you see him only on guard being awakc lhcn burn him-sGT "XVc{ ffC{t- l,cl your life and song be blossomedT$s Rr+ cqql-< qFf, cE]qt{ rlr{ lrrst break the rods of the jail of mind-3{ SS"{r< {{ CsTfitF"l{ er<.ktt 6e({ citcEt- Il dcath comes rvhile facing the truthq?Fi-{ {c?ll{R q(g ffu-T sft T{q qffiH lcrhaps history will remernber.Req{ {c{ <]"{rc< T-<f{s llcmember, still today Bruno, Galileo lives amidst us.{a{ c{c?ff qM,€ qmq3 rTtcal ctcD Tre<oil, entRR€ rr
  • 29. QVfiY llridgerfi€ lRrA ql{K Sornctimes the earth is mine$?r{€ N]If< Sornctimes yoursqtcr< ftr << ft Will it come? Will il be- lhc earth, for all?1Rtft w<r<t I
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