Friday, February 6, 2015

I Left My Country

I Left My Country
(translation of  Dex Cher’e Elam-দেশ ছেড়ে এলাম)
I left my country to educate myself.
If I could save some money, I’d go home.
I sit on the cold pavement and beg,
so I can return to my land, having learned
Can’t you see I’m shivering, sir?
How about a couple of quarters?

2015 February 4th, Wed.
(translated into English Feb. 6th, Fri.)
Brooklyn, New York

This is a translation, from Bengali, of:

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