Bengal, A Martyr’s Poem

Bengal Art

Forlorn palaces cling defiantly to their once-glorious pasts, and the half-ruined mosques and mildew-covered tombstones of East India Company employees are a part of this poet’s identity. She covers herself generously with paddy fields and mango orchards. Red-oxide floors and sleepy green-shuttered windows are a part of her unique DNA, as distinct to her landscape …

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