Farrukh Ahmad

(10 June 1918 - 19 October 1974 / Magura / Bangladesh)

Farrukh Ahmad Poems

1. To My Poem 3/23/2012
2. To The Poet 3/23/2012
3. Son Of Man 3/23/2012
4. The Youth-Brigade 3/23/2012
5. The Brilliant Lamp: Muhammad Mustafa (S.M.) 3/23/2012
6. In The Meadow Of Mainamoti: 3 3/23/2012
7. The Train 3/23/2012
8. From &Quot;Naufel And Hatem&Quot; 3/23/2012
9. Acquaintance 3/23/2012
10. I Shall Wake You Up 3/23/2012
11. Night At Kanchra Para 3/23/2012
12. The Mind 3/23/2012
13. The Background 3/23/2012
14. The Vultures 3/23/2012
15. From 'Dilruba' 5th Canto, No 6 3/23/2012
16. In The Coming Winter 3/23/2012
17. From Outside Of The Cradle 3/23/2012
18. I Called Her In That Name 3/23/2012
19. Dejection 3/23/2012
20. An Atheist's Prayer : His Confession 3/23/2012
21. The Dead-Body 3/23/2012
22. The Whistle Of The Magpie Robin 3/23/2012
23. Punjeri (The Navigator) 3/23/2012
24. A Moment's Poem 3/23/2012
25. Dahuk 3/23/2012
26. The Sailor Of The Seven Seas 3/23/2012
27. Personal Explanation 3/23/2012
Best Poem of Farrukh Ahmad

Personal Explanation

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,
A vagabond!
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 ...

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To The Poet

You have raised the trampled dust
To the sky, the abode of the thunder,
You decorated it with the lustre of luminous stars,
You have embodied faith in the indomitable soul.

Your inspiring message returned time and again
In crisis strife struggle, in nightly terror,
Like the morning sun returning in deep darkness,
Like the holy Gabriel coming down alone,

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