Torn Night – Meena Kumari’s Poem

Posted November 21, 2009 5:04 pm by More

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Broken bits of day, torn rays of night
Doled out day and night.
Ears tuned to deeps of the heart
Hear only a laughter
Ringing with one more defeat.
Wounds, defeats, turmoil
Constant companions of my heart.

Poem by Meena KumariSketch and Translations (from the Urdu) by Fatima Ahmed

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