What burns in my heart! My woes, my joys What keeps it widening more! Within my feelings The buzz of your love Burns so briskly That its ashes overfill The inner and outer spaces of my heart. Perhaps your cheeky love Shall slowly burn me down into ashes.
Translated by Krishna Dulal Barua
Hiren Bhattacharya (b.1932-d.2012) was an Assamese poet and lyricist best known for his lyric poems.
Krishna Dulal Barua is a prominent translator and writer based in Nagaon, Assam. He received the Katha Award for translation in 2005.