After Listening to a Thumri
You are the song you sing Its very stature And the song you sing, you are Entranced, I am enraptured too By you, or is it your song? The song's within you You're its essence See the time I needed to get it A complex import of a simple vision
(Translated by Dr. Bibhash Choudhury)
Harekrishna Deka is a renowned Assamese poet, short story writer and critic.
Dr. Bibhash Choudhury is a literary critic and translator. He teaches English in the Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org