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If Winter Comes Can Spring Be Far Behind?
Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem, "If winter comes can spring be far behind?" often comes to my mind. This line means that if winter is approaching and everything is dying then there is spring season ahead. He is hoping that his poems can be like the leaves and such that the wind blows. He hopes that they will land on people's minds and help to nurture new growth.
But can we hope for anything new, everything seems to be decaying, whole world seems to be in a turmoil. Spring arriving with a splash of colour seems to be a far cry. We can only pray and hope for intellectual or spiritual life among people.

Nur Jahan
Chattogram

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