by Hemanga Kumar Dutta
Have a good look at the corpses Identify the near and dear ones of yore No no Not at all for retrieval Identify them today to lose them in a better way While the bomb was planted Though none of the living ones were familiar Now before taking them home Identify the corpses
Translated by Krishna Dulal Barua
Hemanga Kumar Dutta is an Assamese poet. He has one collection of poems to his credit.
Krishna Dulal Barua is a prominent translator and writer based in Nagaon, Assam. He received the Katha Award for translation in 2005.