In this poem, Tagore celebrates the idea of God’s constant presence.
“The Negro Speaks of River”, by Langston Hughes, traces black history from the beginning of human civilization to the present.
In this poem, Judith Wright explores the sufferings of the indigenous Australians at the hands of colonialists.
What their foes like to do was done, their shame
Was all the worst could wish; they lost their pride
And died as men before their bodies died.
tahammul ai mohabbat hijr pathrila ilaaqa hai
tujhe is raaste par tez-raftaari nahi karni
‘This was Mr Bleaney’s room. He stayed
The whole time he was at the Bodies, till
They moved him.’
Pardon me, not tragic, as you said just now.
Unfortunate is the word, terribly unfortunate…
बंजर मन और बंजर जिंदगी को क्या कभी कोई बारिश छू कर हरा-भरा कर सकेगी?