The modern poem on The International Mother Language Day, a greatest historic legacy of Bangladesh is now a highest read poem on the Hello Poetry. The poem ‘On The Mother Language Day’ is been read twenty one thousand times and increasing. It’s written in English by British Bangladeshi writer Shofi Ahmed and is published in his book Zero and One.
Commenting on the poem an American poet Jamie King writes: Oh my.. Your hunger to express is pure and untainted the words just flow. This is one of the most in depth write I’ve seen thus far. I’m jealous of this work. It’s a wonderful piece indeed.
Among the other commentators a Lebanese poet, Hussein Dekmak brunches in the league saying: Beautiful. You did write your poem about your country’s history, freedom, religion, nature, and hereafter with very eloquent words that had a great flow. It is a great piece of poetry. Congratulation.
Hello Poetry, which attracts more than a million readers a month, features quality poems from poets across the world. The side is widespread and popular. People seek guidance on the leading question-and-answer site Qoura to join in. The membership of the site is, however, invitation only.
If you take a tour you can see tons of poems were written on the site on American elections, Donald Trump etc that grabbed the attention of leading newspapers like the New Yorker. Nonetheless, scroll down to the end of the page and you can see hardly any of these creative pieces bagged some thousands of readers. For poetry, however, this is common. A top notch poem often receives only several thousand views while its reputation can reach out to tens of thousands of people.
For instance, Chol Chol Chol a poem by the country’s national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam is synonymous across Bangladesh. Nonetheless, the poem on a largest Bangla poetry site bangla-kobita.com is been read just over seven thousand times.
Some of the most talented writers from Asia, Europe, Africa and America from across the world pen their finest pieces on Hello Poetry. With a single poem however rarely few can raise their readership bar over a dozen thousand mark. The modern poem on the great Bangla Mother Tongue Movement is towering with a flying colour jumping over the common height.
Last year in 2017, an American theatre actress recited the poem and Britain’s leading Bangladeshi TV Channel S has produced the show.