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Translated Poem : O Children of Partridges, Quails and Sacrificial Buffaloes

~Bhupi Sherchan~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma O unfortunate children of partridges, quails and sacrificial buffaloes, be it the German attack, Burma’s turbulent borders, the rubber forests of Malaya, Nefa’s or Ladakh’s battlefields of fire,

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Translated Poem : City’s Evening Lights

~Chunky Shrestha~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma The evening city’s lights were blown off, they murdered supremacy of the ultimate truth. Carrying their smarting snouts soaked in blood, the wolves stalked

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Translated Poem : The Caves

~Nakul Silwal~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma We aren’t aware of the hands that take pride in building passages we are forced to take. We do not know nature of the substance,

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Translated Poem : My mother and I

~Buddhi Sagar Chapagain~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma Every morning my mother looks into the other end of the sky and says— Look son, even last night sky got aflame. I do not understand a thing. What I do understand is—

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Translated Poem : Forget me

~Arun Budhathoki~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma Forget me as a dejected Moon, stroking its silvery hair praying for the lake to stand still before winter visits

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Translated Poem : Ruins of a Naked Poem

~Punya Gautam ‘Bishwas’~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma A wounded mountain ravaged by a landslide a huddled hut aflame from a corporate trickster a green paddy field upturned by a relentless floods

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Translated Poem : Rainbow of Dasani’s Skirt

~Shyamal~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma From the fury of the blistering winds flutters Dasani’s skirt, like a failed nation’s flag wavers Dasani’s skirt Million brutal kicks it has survived water wells of blood it has shed so many rapes

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Translated Poem : Water Well of Darkness

~Tanka Uprety~ Translated by Yuyutsu Sharma Once in, I switched the lights on and darkness leapt out of the windows, frantic. Also turned the lights outside on, darkness ran off, clambered up the fence and sat on it, a frightened … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Before Leaving for Town

~Masan Upasak~ Translation: Mahesh Paudyal Before leaving for town we ought to look at Mothers old loin and promise, we would change it the following year; ought to listen to Fathers age-old dreams and counsel, we have to dream anew … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Mad, Lover and Poet

~Ram Prasad Prasain~ Translated by : Welkin Seskin Spilling surfeiting syrup on the wings of (dragon) fly, Do not scale my heart this time still. I will not drown, and never ever again. Thinking as beloved the Moon shinning on … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Placid

~Suraj Rana~ Translated by : Ismael subba I feel right to remain silent, Silent like darkest night, Silent like flora, Silent like martyrs statue, Silent like colossal sky.. To yell making loud noise are the works of Pornstars from the … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : The chaotic love

~Nabin Pyasi~ Translated by : Ismael subba I am a lover Sleeping in the grave of Spy of love… Woke up from this grave I want to walk Such restricted paths Of the world Where,there is free For you and … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Worms

~Raja Puniani~ Translated by : Bhupendra Subba From my head to sole under Stirs incessantly A worm, The weird worm Like a comrade at one time And a foe the very next moment This worm is within me, But strangely … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Remembrance

~Suraj Rana~ Trans : Mandira Sapkota Neither you wanted to be missed Nor I promised not to forget you For no reasons With no conditions I’m habitual to miss you every moment Each time I try Not to remember you … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : One Question

~Resham Bohora~ Trans : Pancha Vismrit Like mothers There are miseries to learn how to put up with Against the challenges There is a challenge to learn how to stand like Yet to learn – How the tiny happiness are … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : On Wife’s Sicness

~Kishore Pahadi~ Trans : Gopi Sapkota Taking the tea dust From the tea packet, I put it in curry, Thinking it was spices! While holding it carefully, The bowl slips on the floor Scattering the things around Slice of potato … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : You are my same moon

~Nabaraj Dahal~ Trans: Durga Pandey I never knew that you were the same “moon” I never bothered to take a glance of you when I could I had come here leaving you oceans apart And fearing if I would never … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : The Full Moon at the riverbank

~Krishna Bhushan Bal~ Trans : Mukul Dahal Looking into the mirror of emerald meadow of waters, the moon has flashed a fruity chuckle. Tickled at the gentle touch of breeze the water spreads wavelets, and the entire moon appears to … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Refugee

~Jyoti Jungle~ Trans : Manu Manjil You are unwanted, dreams! don’t come looking for my eyes. I’ve left my vision in the horizons of my nation. here I’m without eyes here I’m without address. I’m a leaf in the wind

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Translated Poem : Walls of Kalighat and Waves of Gangasagar

~Sheetvindu~ Trans: Krishna Chandra Sharma With the fall of evening With the kindling of light The physique of Beli, Chameli and Sita Feelings of Tulsi, Ujeli and Rita Begin burning one by one Mute, smouldering While burning other things become … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Childhood

~Krishna Bhushan Bal~ Trans : Mukul Dahal The silken curtain of reminiscences is fluttering in the window of my eyes. In each fringe of the curtain peers a rainbow and vanishes. In each nap of the eyes a rose blooms … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Talking of History

~Krishna Bhushan Bal~ Trans : Mahesh Paudyal ‘Prarambha’ A moon of creativity went, passing us, just now, an air of zeal was discarded on the river bank, just now. A mere, feeble town writhes with a crowd of dead bodies … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : The Pursuit of man amongst men

~Ganesh Khadka ~ Translated By : Pancha Vismrit Stepping on the fragile ladder of indistinct civilization Left by forefather Ramapithecus In the early days of the world Rising and falling, appearing and disappearing The famous animals and in their animal-presence … Continue reading

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Traslated Poem : The East Setting Sun

~Deep Raj Neyonghang~ Translated by : Ram Prasad Prasai From the narrow pass—Sanguri Bhanjyang Beneath horizon The Rising Sun Pops out warming up the chill body The Vanishing shelter of snails and shells Like unkept promises of Lizard’s story In … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : When a Lie Becomes Imminent

~Dutendra Chamling~ Translation: Mahesh Paudyal ‘Prarambha’ As children, we marveled at the flights of Demossile Cranes flying hither from across the Koshi crooning melodies of their heart. filed in a line like a wreathe Before long, they would dart away … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : Dahlia, you Lahure flower! I want to change your name.

~Tirtha Shrestha~ Translator : Ganesh Poudel You don’t have smell, But you are not plastic, I know. Dahlia, you Lahure flower ! I do remember to see you, Lahure flower, my wounded husband to death. And I do remember somehow … Continue reading

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Translated Poem : A Day of Defeat

~Bairagi Kainla~ Translation : Dr. Govinda Raj Bhattarai We have merely heard of love like folk tales some of us have even read in short stories or novels or have seen on those old tattered papers glued to the small … Continue reading

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