Category Archives: Poetry – English

Translations from Bengali, haiku in English with Japanese translations

Aila — Haiku

small baby in arms in the Aila struck village giggled in his sleep



You — Haiku

moon shines in glory — blushes happily the sea — what for, without you ?


Narcissus — Haiku

shimmering moonbeams watching in the deep, dark lake -- shimmering moonbeams ...


Butterfly — Haiku

aimless butterfly -- in a jam packed city bus -- taking a free ride ...


Ephemeral — Haiku

her lovely young face and this freshly blossomed rose -- pity, both must fade


Disaster — Haiku

smell disaster I -- on this windswept evening -- recalling your eyes ...


Hope — Haiku

a quivering hope-- lingers through the rainy night-- lamp's flickering flame...


Doubts — Haiku

her last fleeting glance -- lost in the gathering dusk -- keeping doubts alive ...


Drizzle — Haiku

drizzle down the sky

washed away tears down her eyes —

down the lonesome way …

Together — Haiku

standing together —

girl in bright orange saree —

and her lonely thoughts …