By Durgeswar Sarma
Though the moon rises in the east It delights all and is dear to everyone; The cuckoo and the Indian nightingale Sing in different lands A genius has no country, he belongs everywhere.
(Translated by Ananda Bormudoi)
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Durgeswar Sarma (b.1882-d.1961) was an Assamese poet and playwright.