Farrukh Ahmad Poems
- Personal Explanation Many a time my well-wishers opined ...
- Punjeri (The Navigator) When will the night end, punjeri? ...
- The Sailor Of The Seven Seas I don't know how many black ...
- A Moment's Poem Time - eternal, still. Only the fleeting ...
- The Whistle Of The Magpie Robi... From the impervious dark ...
- The Dead-Body On one side at the corner of the broad ...
- Dahuk Dahuk's cooing all through the night... This hamlet ...
Farrukh Ahmad (Bengali-ফররুখ আহমেদ) was a poet and writer of Bangladesh. He was one of the most popular Muslim poets of Modern era.
He was born in the village of Sreepur Upazilla of Magura District. He was the second son of Syed Hatem Ali and Begum Rawshan.
He graduated from Khulna Zila School in 1937 and did his I.A. from Ripon College, Kolkata in 1939. Then enrolled at the prestigious Scottish Church College to study BA (Hons) in Philosophy and English Literature, but was unable to his complete studies.
As a student, Farrukh Ahmed had been attracted to the radical humanism of Manabendra Nath Roy... more »
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Many a time my well-wishers opined that
I have a very bright future before me−
That is, through sinful earning,
Big post, money,
House in Park Circus;
Purse-proud daughter as pleasure companion.
But when hope belied them at a premature time, they said :
It's senility that made me good for nothing,
I peddle pieces of idealism on the foot-path.
I don not hesitate to compare Park Circus
With a quarter of the hell;
Because I see the pus of capitalism
Accumulated in dust-bins there
(Although dressed up in varieties of ...