An enigmatic poet, Jibanananda was born on 18th February, 1899 in Barishal, now in Bangladesh. He started late as a poet for his genre. His short creative life was cut even shorter in a fatal streetcar accident on an October evening in Calcutta.
Between 1925, when his first poem appeared, and 1954
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