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In Spring

Nirmalprabha Bordoloi

At this very hour
The woods replenish me
At this very hour my body
Glitters as a mirror

As the land lily
The weather is changing its form
The sound of flutes
Has turned green

The bursting of silk-cotton
Needs no storm

Translated by Krishna Dulal Barua

Nirmalprabha Bordoloi (b.1933-d.2004) was an Indian poet, lyricist and folklorist of Assam.

Krishna Dulal Barua is a prominent translator and writer based in Nagaon, Assam. He received the Katha Award for translation in 2005.

Click here for the Assamese poem.