The Fallen Flower Called Red & Blue

A Raceme of My Poems

by S.M.A.Faiz



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 24/02/2023

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 242
ISBN : 9781669867388
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 242
ISBN : 9781669867395
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 242
ISBN : 9781669867371

About the Book

Basically an academic involved in teaching and research on soil, water and environment, Dr. S.M.A. Faiz found an enjoyment in composing poems at a very late stage of his career. “The Fallen Flower called Red and Blue” consists of 225 poems composed by him. The title portrays the painful memory of a two-year-old Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi, who drowned in the Mediterranean sea trying to reach Europe from Turkey, and whose image made headlines throughout the world and touched all hearts. The author has tried to manifest his feelings through two poems titled ‘Red and Blue I’ and ‘Red and Blue II” in this book. Born on 25th December 1947, S.M.A. Faiz obtained his Masters’ in Soil-Plant Water Relations from the Department of Botany, University of Aberdeen, UK in 1973. A former Chairman of the Bangladesh Public Service Commission and a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Dhaka, Dr. S.M.A. Faiz retire as a Professor of the Department of Soil, Water and Environment, University of Dhaka in 2014. Presently Dr. Faiz is associated as an Advisor in a premier international boarding school called Haileybury Bhaluka, which is an affiliate of Haileybury in UK.

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