Songs and Pictures

By Durgeswar Sarma

A leaf looks familiar as you always see it
Draw it in a picture and it is exquisite. 
The day to day words sound familiar 
Intertwine them into a song and they are now exotic.

Translated by Ananda Bormudoi

Durgeswar Sarma (b.1882-d.1961) was an Assamese poet and playwright.

Click here to read original Assamese poem.

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