Rigorous
Volume Three, Issue 4



Haiku

Shakhawat Tipu


From the symbol
looking at the face
there is a point


To escape
gray lightning shines
in the sky


If the rose spines
understand the beauty of flowers
how much pain her


Spring goes on
ieave the green pain
in warm love


Kisses are
turn on the reins
wave spreads



Shakhawat Tipu: "I was born in 1971 and live in Dhaka. I am a bilingual poet, editor and critical thinker from Bangladesh. I am also a journalist. My poems translated in Spanish, Italian, Serbian and English. I published seven poetry books and Noverar Rup (2019), an art critics book on modern Bengali sculptor Novera Ahmed. As an editor, I edited Jatiya Shahittya (2008), a magazine of linguistics and philosophy and Charalnama (2011), a collection of street people's interviews with a subaltern dictionary. I am the former acting editor of literary magazine Notundhara and former editorial consultant of an art magazine Depart. I am the former General Secretary of Bangladesh Progressive Writer’s Association. My wife, Gazi Tanzia, is also a renowned Bangladeshi storyteller and novelist."




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