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Poetry in Translation

REFLECTIONS Those Who Pass Slowly , slowly they pass by Those who breastfed and put us to bed who worked hard to send us to schools and colleges those who scolded and punished us who revered and envied us, hugged and desired us, those who longed for our death, one by one, slowly, slowly. Slowly ,slowly A part of us too...

Poems by Subir Sarkar

(translated from the original Bengali by Tuhin Sanyal) REMAKE The same old story of the hunter and the prey. Yet, no spine-chilling adventure. Coming out of the comfort zone. ‘Remake’ is a mockery-mixed dinner-table. DEPRESSION Wooden houses and continuous days of prose are sub-water swims and chairs laid near the fog, watching the depression of clouds forever is in itself a single scene. BIRD AND FEATHER One should know the...