An attentive critique on modern reality—modernity, capitalism, industrialization—this first usa ebook of Mangalesh Dabral, provided in bilingual English and Hindi, speaks for the dislocated, upset humans of our time. Juxtaposing the rugged Himalayan backdrop of Dabral's adolescence together with his later migration looking for incomes a livelihood, this assortment explores the annoying dating among state and town. talking within the language of deep irony, those compassionate poems additionally depict the truth of diaspora between traditional humans and the center category, underlining the large disillusionment of post-Independence India.
"Song of the Dislocated"
With a heavy center we left
tore clear of the ancestral home
mud slips in the back of us now
stones fall in a hail
look again a section brother
how the doorways close themselves
behind every one of them
a room totally forlorn
Mangalesh Dabral was born in 1948 within the Tehri Garhwal district of the Himalayas. the writer of 9 books of poetry, essays, and different genres, his paintings has been translated and released in all significant Indian languages and in Russian, German, Dutch, Spanish, French, Polish, and Bulgarian. He has spent his grownup existence as a literary editor for numerous newspapers released in Delhi and different north Indian towns, and has been featured at a variety of overseas occasions and fairs, together with the overseas Poetry pageant. The recipient of many literary awards, he has additionally translated into Hindi the works of Pablo Neruda, Bertolt Brecht, Ernesto Cardenal, Yannis Ritsos, Tadeusz Rozewicz, and Zbigniew Herbert. Dabral lives in Ghaziabad, India.