The following is a partial list of my poems and translations. To view all the Bangla texts (not graphic images), you will need Onirban Bangla Font.

In Bangla:

  1. Poem: Shopno Shadh
  2. Poem: Nazrul - Michei Korle Rochona
  3. Poem: Ogo Himaloy!
  4. Poem: Golakar Dhadha
  5. Poem: Boiche Jibon Hawa
  6. Poem: Potro Mitali
  7. Poem: Khukur Shongshar
  8. Poem: To my Love: Dedication 1; 2; 3
  9. Poem: Tushar Shubhro

In English:

  1. Poem: Look Forward
  2. Poem: Enter Ye the Garden! [This poem is on the opening page of this website]
  3. Poem: Give me some sparkle
  4. Poem: A Simple Thing Today
  5. Poem: Dedication to my daughters: Nawaar; Nawaal
  6. Poem: My Prayer
  7. Poem: From/Heaven To/Salman Rushdie
  8. Poem: Tribute to a Noble Trailblazer (Dr. Muhammad Yunus)
  9. Poem: Let's have a resolution!
  10. Poem: Who Says That Good is Good!

Bangla Rendering from English

  1. Bhalobasha To Durjoy Shokti! [Original: Love - The Strongest Force]
  2. Biscuit Chor [Original: Cookie Thief]
  3. Ekbar Kokhono Jibone [Original: Once in a Lifetime]
  4. Khoma Koro Nogonno Amake [Original: No Greater Talent]
  5. Ki Bishshoykor a Dhoroni [Original: What a Wonderful World!]
  6. Koto Olpo Shomoy! [Original: So Little Time!]
  7. Nobo Borsher Probhat [Original: New Year's Morning]
  8. Shoho-pothik [Original: Fellow Travelers]
  9. Shudhu Ekti Golap [Original: Only A Rose ]
  10. Shurjaloker Jholok [Original: The Sunshine Breaks Through]

 

English Rendering from Bangla

[I have attempted amateurishly to translate some of the poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam with full understanding that I am neither a poet nor do I have adequate background in English. All the rhyming words at the end are based on pronunciation in American English, to the best I have come to know. Rhymes in English rendering would be better appreciated, when it is read as is done in a recitation. Please treat these translations as drafts, which I intend to improve/modify over time. Any correction or suggestion to improve this or any of my other translation of Nazrul's poem or of others' is most definitely welcome.

Now I have a website dedicated to Kazi Nazrul Islam at http://www.nazrul.org that also contains a Nazrul audio collection. This comprehensive site in the process of development has also more of my translation of Nazrul's work - poems and prose.]

A. Poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam

  1. A Tribute of the Poet [Original: Kobir Proshosti]
  2. Azan: The Call [Original: Azan]
  3. Be Ever Stronger! [Original: Nitto Probol Hou!]
  4. Don't be afraid, O human soul! [Original: Bhoy Koriyo Na, He Manobatma!]
  5. Don't Judge Me, O Allah! [Original: Roj hashore Allah amar] 
  6. Eid of the Destitutes [Original: Shorbohara]
  7. Eid, at the end of fasting of Ramadan [Original: O Mon Ramjaner oi Rojar Sheshe]
  8. Fanaticism is not Religion [Original: Gorami Dhormo Noy]
  9. Farmer's Eid [Original: Krishoker Eid]
  10. Forgive us, O Prophet! [Original: Khoma Koro Hazrat]
  11. Hamd: Allahu, Allahu [Original in Bangla: Fule puchhinu bol, bolre ful]
  12. In Salutation of One God [Original: Ek Allah Jindabad]
  13. Let's Meet Hereafter [Original: Untitled Nazrul Geeti]
  14. My Excuse! [Original: Amar Koifiyot]
  15. Save me from all pettiness [Original: Amar shokol khudrota hote]
  16. Struggle [Original: Shadhona by Kazi Nazrul Islam]
  17. The Destitutes [Original: Shorbo-hara by Kazi Nazrul Islam]
  18. The Destitute [Original: Shorbohara (from the poetic biography of the Prophet Muhammad)]
  19. The Egalitarian [Original: Shammobadi by Kazi Nazrul Islam]
  20. Woman [Original: Nari by Kazi Nazrul Islam]
  21. Young Lover [Original: Untitled Nazrul Geeti by Kazi Nazrul Islam]

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