BIO-DATA OF POET SOUBHAGYABANTA MAHARANA
Born in the Bolangir town of Odisha state on 15.08.1951 poet Soubhagyabanta Maharana started writing poetry from the year 1975. Mr. Maharana is basically a bilingual poet of Odia and English. Several poems of him have been published in the leading Oriya magazines, MUSE INDIA ejournal, POETRY FIRST, Telegraph weekly magazine, Poetry Chronicle, Indian Literature, The Caravan, The Eastern Times of Odisha and A Posy of Poesy, Poets’ Paradise, The Poetic Bliss and Fancy Realm of Guntur Literary Festival.
He has to his credit ten Odia poetry collections, one Essay collection based on modern Odia poetry and one... more »
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Soubhagyabanta Maharana Poems
FARMERS’ SUICIDE * SOUBHAGYABANTA MAHARANA
Flower of Blood
FLOWER OF BLOOD SOUBHAGYABANTA MAHARANA
Primordial Identity * Soubhagyabanta Maharana
HAIKU Soubhagyabanta Maharana
Loving Bird Soubhagyabanta Maharana In the tranquil vastness of the sky
All About Silence
Silence keeps me mum Like a hermit’s early dawn
Sometimes the fire of anger * TEARS * Gets extinguished by tears Of pity and piety To be grateful at once
Winter’s Inroad Soubhagyabanta Maharana Winter glitters like diamond
The Monsoon Clouds
THE MONSOON CLOUDS Soubhagyabanta Maharana
Haiku-2 Soubhagyabanta Maharana
LIFE IN DEATH
LIFE IN DEATH Soubhagyabanta Maharana
The Greying of Greenness
The Greying of Greenness Soubhagyabanta Maharana In the verdant foliage trees gradually turn into
Wrinkles of Time
WRINKLES OF TIME Soubhagyabanta Maharana Body and time go together
Old Man Soubhagyabanta Maharana
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* SOUBHAGYABANTA MAHARANA
When the dark future
Makes a sojourn
Over the horizon of their penury
The farmers lament
For their irreparable loss
Arising out of the scanty rains
Or the heavy floods that create calamity.
If there were insects in the crops:
It is the fault of water.
If crops burnt in conspiracy
It is the fault of fire.
If the crops failed to yield gold
It is the fault of soil.
If the bank loan was not repaid in time
It is the fault of the farmer.
Out of utter ...