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The Revolutionary and Proletariat Poems of Poet-Prodigy Sukanta Bhattacharya and Musical Renditions by Salil Chowdhury

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Thus has he worn out many years of his life-

Hunger in his belly, the village Runners

Has delivered the burden of the world by mail.

His weary breath has touched the sky

The earth beneath his feet soaked in sweat; every

Precious night of his life he has bought for pittance.

Back home, alone in bed filled with agony and longing

His beloved has spent endless sleepless nights.

Runner, O Runner- when will these days of

Carrying the burden be over? When will the dismal

Night end and the sun shine upon your life?

When will these days be over?

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Monish R. Chatterjee received the B.Tech. (Hons) degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from I.I.T., Kharagpur, India, in 1979, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, from the University of Iowa, (more...)
 

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