Here by Gagan Gill

in her bones
she hides herself
fleeing from her flesh

she collapses
with grief
escaping from herself

claws out
body and soul

Clutching at straws
she searches through
poetry —

this is the very stone
they will touch:

she the fish
and she the non-fish

Both will sink
in this very place

Note: Translation into English by Lucy Rosenstein and the Poetry Translation Workshop at Following is the original in Hindi.

here by Gagan Gill in the original Hindi language


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