No beginning, no end

 

My love does not have a beginning

Nor does it have an end.

I was born in this world

With a diamond armour of love, which was different.

 

I did not come here with a name,

Three or four aliases is what I brought

To this world.

 

I have romanced with fire,

Scarred as I was from light.

Assimilated in the whirlpool of darkness

I learned to recognise people.

 

I have earned praises aplenty,

Contempt as well in many eyes

Yet, I have loved love.

For I am fearless.

My love has no beginning, no end.

 

(Today is the birth anniversary of Sunil Gangopadhyay. Although, I never concurred with his political views, I was an admirer of his poems and his other literary works.

To mark the poet’s birthday, I have loosely translated one of his poems “Janmo hoy na, mrtiyu hoyna“. Hope you liked it).

P.S. I am taking my Alexa rank to the next level with Blogchatter. This is my fourth post.

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About Agnivo Niyogi

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Posted on September 7, 2018, in poetry and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 33 Comments.

  1. Great poem and wonderful translation. Thanks for letting us know about this great poet.

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  2. Love is indeed eternal, with no beginning and end
    #MyFriendAlexa #literarylehareads

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  3. Well translated. Glad to read the poem

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  4. I have not read the works of Sunil Gangopadhyay, but this poem speaks of love as all conqueror and i liked that. Thank you for introducing me to his work

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  5. What a depth in a poetry. No beginning no end has so much to say. Thanks for introducing us to his poetry.

    Cheers
    MeenalSonal from AuraOfThoughts

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  6. A very good attempt

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  7. Preethi Venugopala

    Good one!

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  8. #MyFriendAlexa #DelhibloggerReads I didn’t know about Sunil Gangopadhyay before reading this poem, very well translated and presented.

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  9. This is far too deep for me to understand – metaphysical though and I don’t go together

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  10. Wonderful translation 🙂

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  11. Loved the poem. I agree love is eternal

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  12. How Beautifully love has been quoted in this poem and very good translation of poem. A great read. #myfriendalexa #dewreads

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  13. Never read his poetry before, thanks for introducing him. I like how he has captured the essence of love.. its eternal

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  14. Loved this! It’s beautiful

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  15. Thank you for introducing to the work of Sunil Gangophadyay. Love is indeed eternal and you have nicely translated his poem in english.

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  16. Love is eternal 🙂 I loved the way you translated this one, really meaningful poem 🙂
    #vigorousreads #MyFriendAlexa

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  17. Beautiful poem. Its nicely translated and echoes the mind of an independent mind. Thank you for writing this one. #MyFriendAlexa #MayuraReads

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  18. Amazinggg! loved it #Viddhreads #Myfriendalexa

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  19. As lovely as the poem is, your words really are strong. In today’s world, people outright hate everything about those who don’t share their same ideologies. To be able to differentiate the two is a sign of a strong and just mind.

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  20. How beautiful, “I was born in this world, With a diamond armor of love, which was different.” Few lines of poetry just touch the right chords of our heart 🙂

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  21. Beautiful Poem.. Keep it up

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  22. I haven’t read the original poem,but your translation depicts it is surely a master work of art.
    #MyFriendAlexa #momlearningwithbaby #blogchatter

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