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Poetry in Translation

Poem by Arnab Saha

LOWERED GUILLOTINE Translated from the original Bengali by Kushal Poddar 1 The stormy shuttle car climbs up the flyover. My finger descends into your fist, joyous, barrier breaking. Shall stay in touch, infinity. History's curtain will come down over the horizon of time. Moments will guide ahead. Rain falls on my chest, windscreen... 2 ‘Return, Archismān.’ When red ants smite the chrysalis no caterpillar wings...