Farrukh Ahmad

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

Farrukh Ahmad Poems

1. Personal Explanation 3/23/2012
2. The Sailor Of The Seven Seas 3/23/2012
3. A Moment's Poem 3/23/2012
4. The Whistle of The Magpie Robin 3/23/2012
5. Punjeri (The Navigator) 3/23/2012
6. The Dead-Body 3/23/2012
7. Dahuk 3/23/2012
8. An Atheist's Prayer : His Confession 3/23/2012
9. Dejection 3/23/2012
10. I Called Her In That Name 3/23/2012
11. From Outside Of The Cradle 3/23/2012
12. The Youth-Brigade 3/23/2012
13. The Brilliant Lamp: Muhammad Mustafa (S.M.) 3/23/2012
14. In The Meadow Of Mainamoti: 3 3/23/2012
15. Night At Kanchra Para 3/23/2012
16. Acquaintance 3/23/2012
17. I Shall Wake You Up 3/23/2012
18. The Vultures 3/23/2012
19. From 'Dilruba' 5th Canto, No 6 3/23/2012
20. In The Coming Winter 3/23/2012

I Shall Wake You Up

Every time I come to your door to wake you up
I go back disheartened (O my Princess, you lie
Unconscious in deep intoxicating slumber;
No sign of life; no flare of consciousness).

What a sleep you enjoy in touch of silver wand!
What enchanter lulled you to this slumber and when?
None can unbind this intricate snare of sleep;
So the prince continues his hapless journey onward.

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