Thursday, March 24, 2022

Featured Poet @ ISPS Last Sunday Reading on March 27, 2022

On March 27, 2022, at 12:30 pm, Bakul will be one of the featured poets at the Illinois State Poetry Society's event at Brewed Awakening Cafe. More details at: http://www.illinoispoets.org/index.htm#ls Navigate to Last Sunday.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Publications: 2020 - 2021

 2022: Bakul Banerjee’s poems on Index of ISPS Member Poems by Author (illinoispoets.org)

2021: Because You Cared, an essay about navigating a year plagued by COVID-19, moving, and caring for an Alzheimer’s patient; 2021 North American Bengali Conference Global Souvenir Magazine, Pages 145 to 149

2021: Featured poet of January 2021 issue of Quill and Parchment.  http://quillandparchment.com/archives/vol235.html

Dreaming of Gallipoli – WW! 1915 http://quillandparchment.com/archives/Jan2021/drea.html

The Dulcimer Klein Creek Farm http://quillandparchment.com/archives/Jan2021/dulc.html

Reading Jibananda in Snowstorm http://quillandparchment.com/archives/Jan2021/read.html

2021: Circles of Light http://quillandparchment.com/archives/April2021/circ.html This poem honors Bengali poet Jibananda Das in the Poets on Poets issue

2021: Poems – Three Mulberry Trees and The Virtual Playtime, Anandalipi2021, P. 105, https://issuu.com/anandamandir/docs/anandalipi2021

2020: A Fascinating Journey with Unmesh Writing Group, https://www.immigrantbengalis.com/past-publications.html

2018: Gifts of Food and Goodwill, Ananda Sambad, Page 5 https://issuu.com/anandamandir/docs/asoct2018 Page 5

Sunday, January 26, 2020

It Began with Geometry

During the waning days of 2019, Spark Magazine asked me to write an essay about something I am passionate about. I wrote an essay titled "It Began with Geometry"

The Parrot

My story, titled "The Parrot", appeared in Anandalipi 2019. It is on page 112 at https://issuu.com/anandamandir/docs/anandalipi_2019
Many thanks to Ananda Mandir editors for their supports over many years.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Waiting: a Poem


November 14, 2019
Waiting:  a poem published by Spark the Magazine

A Tumbleweed in the Musical Landscape

January 5, 2019
Goodbye to a crowded year. Sparkthemagazine published my essay A Tumbleweed in the Musical Landscape

The Divine Within

April 25, 2018

It was a true honor when Spark the Magazine sent me a special invitation to contribute to their 10th-anniversary issue. You can start reading my poem “The Divine Within” at http://www.sparkthemagazine.com/the-divine-within/ but don’t stop there. The superb quality of its content and layout makes it an exceptional on-line literary magazine, not only in India but also in the English speaking world.