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Are you now in Amsterdam, or Mexico? Are you now in the Mediterranean sky, or does the shadow of your light wings dance on the Atlantic's waves? -- Or perhaps you're lying down softly in Manhattan, on some four-poster bed on the twenty-fifth floor? Whatever the case, you're not in Calcutta now. Not in Santiniketan either. The fact is, I'm inside the mosquito net with a whole cloud of blood-sucking mosquitos going Buzz Buzz Bzzz Bzzz.


Santiniketan is a village two hours north of Calcutta by train, the ancestral home of the illustrious Tagore family, where Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore founded Viswa Bharati University to carry out his ideals of education and training in the arts. The place is still a major cultural center in Bengal, and many Calcutta intellectuals and professional people have built holiday bungalows there.
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Title Annotation:Three Bengali Women Poets; poem
Author:Dev Sen, Nabaneeta; Banerjee, Paramita; Dev Sen, Nandana; Wright, Carolyne
Publication:The American Poetry Review
Date:Jul 1, 1993
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