Bengali Poetry on Mangrove Forest

A Tale of the Sundarban Jungles

Jibanananda Das A Tale of the Sundarban Jungles (Bengali: সুন্দরবনের গল্প) was first published in a periodical, the Chaturanga, in January 1956. Translated from Bengali by Clinton B. Seely A deer waded into early morning’s river waters. All last night a cheetah stalked him— For the whole moonlit night, that sleek she-cheetah chased deer shadows…. read more »

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