The College of the Oppressed

A young lady bleeds in Jatrabari,
Body punctured by the Chhatro League
Who came for her father
Then followed orders from their masters
To annihilate the progeny of political adversaries.

Lord console her parent's trembling hearts.

Shaheeda Iffatudoha Sadia,
May you be raised amongst the highest,
In His gracious sight,
In the hearts of green birds
An afterlife of delight. 

Be strong dear survivors,
These years of torment,
In the College of the Oppressed,
Could turn lesser humans to beasts.

I pray that you may contribute
To transformation - head and root,
Of this bedevilled nation
Of multiple and extreme exploitation. 

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