———- Al Mahmud
Translated by- Md. Shahrear Talukder
Interviewers bother me a lot these days.
For the sake of courtesy I keep answering their questions.
How do you define modern poetry?
I reply, now he is teaching girls Bengali at Lalmatia Girls’ College
and living a solitary life grading answer scripts.
Believe me, the man left without smiling even a bit
writing down the correct spelling of your name next to his question.