Treasure Island

Kazi Nazrul Islam

(24 May 1899 - 29 August 1976 / Bardhaman / India)

Song Of Dawn


It's dawn, -
Open the door,
Wake up, Khukumoni!
The jasmine flowers
From their vines
Are calling you to come running,
Wake up, Khukumoni!
Uncle Sun
Is crawling out
All dressed in a crimson shirt,
Listen - the gatekeeper
Is singing
His song, 'Rama hoi.'
The birds
Are leaving their nests
To fly in the sky,
Listen to them
Singing continuously,
Filling the morning air!
The restless
Bulbul birds
Whistle from flower to flower,
This time,
This time,
Khukumoni will open her eyes!
Setting the rudder,
Hoisting the sail,
The boat begins its journey,
This time,
This time,
Khukumoni has opened her eyes!
Lazy
She's not-
She's an early-riser,
That's why
Brother Moon
Gives a teep everyday for her!
Up
And running-
All the little boys and girls,
Listen to them
Babbling
About who woke up first!
Night's
Wash up
Wake up, Khukumoni!
With a hymn
Let's begin
Asking for a blessing from God!

Submitted: Friday, September 30, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

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