In Search of an Address I have been searching for you Without having any clue of an address While searching for it In the green of the forest Golden hues dropped off From the trees above The river was taking a bath And the sun gave her Garments of gold The sky also changed blue garments And wore the dark. The address sought after May have changed into darkness this way In a world of fog It has become A song in solitude.
Untraceable Time The delicacies offered by time Are now out of sight I cannot reach them stretching hands. My source of happiness Has been stealthily taken away by time Which is now in hiding The curse of time is all That has been left.
Translated by Ananda Bormudoi
Pronoti Barua is an Assamese poet and writer based in Saikhowaghat, Tinsukia, Assam. She has two collections of poems to her credit.