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Arnab Saha

Arnab Saha, Assistant Professor of Bengali Language and Literature at S A Jaipuria College, Kolkata, is well-known for his scholarly articles and other writings. Awarded PhD from Jadavpur University on discourses of modern Bengali sexuality, Arnab has been awarded a Baden-Wuerttemberg research fellowship by Heidelberg University, Germany. He has published 14 collections of poems, 3 novels, 3 collections of short stories, and 15 collections of essays.

Poems by Arnab Saha

Both the poet and the typists are linguistic labourers. One translates the sticky flour into rounded words. They look like some misspelt words, blemishes on the chest of burnt moon.

Down below await with gaping wonder the audience, the starving majority. The other styles and plates those scribbles with much affection so they look like a divine dish.

Poem by Arnab Saha

LOWERED GUILLOTINE Translated from the original Bengali by Kushal Poddar 1 The stormy shuttle car climbs up the flyover. My finger descends into your fist, joyous, barrier breaking. Shall stay in...