Such a rich assemblage of hair on my two arms,The hide and seek of the moon, as though your face.What a concealed thrill. Your body is a flowing streamWhere the waves rise and sink.I am Krishna.Why is my flute so quiet?I only sink in the waves of waterWhere there is a frantic melody.Who is Krishna and who is RadhaThe question is meaningless.Krishna is not Krishna thereNeither … [Read more...]
Translator | Sadiqul Islam
Sadiqul Islam: (b. 1969) Translates from Assamese into English. Some of his translations have appeared in ‘Indian Literature’ (Sahitya Akademi), ‘The Dhauli Review’, ‘The thumb Print’ and ‘Assam Information’. His translation of Harekrishna Deka’s poems will be published shortly as a collection. Presently Associate Professor of English in Moirabari College, Morigaon, Assam.