Poems from India

  1. A Desire in the Bangles

    Title text of the poem A Desire in the Bangles

    by Gagan Gill

  2. A Standard Shirt

    साधारण कमीज

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  3. After Midnight

    तीसरा पहर

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  4. Another Word for It

    होगा एक और शब्द

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  5. Ants

    Title text of the poem Ants

    by Gagan Gill

  6. As the Past Approaches

    आता हुआ अतीत

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  7. Child, Go Home

    Title text of the poem Child, Go Home

    by Gagan Gill

  8. Deep in the Stillness

    Title text of the poem Deep in the Stillness

    by Amrita Bharati

  9. Did You Hear It Too?

    क्या तुमने भी सुना

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  10. Every Love

    Title text of the poem Every Love

    by Gagan Gill

  11. Fish

    Title text of the poem Fish

    by Gagan Gill

  12. Here

    Title text of the poem Here

    by Gagan Gill

  13. In the Stillness of a Word

    Title text of the poem In the Stillness of a Word

    by Amrita Bharati

  14. In Your Own Words

    अपनी कही बात

    by Mohan Rana

    audio

  15. It Happens Again

    Title text of the poem It Happens Again

    by Amrita Bharati

  16. Just a Little Hope Is Needed

    Title text of the poem Just a Little Hope Is Needed

    by Gagan Gill

  17. Kanjika: Some Lamentations 2

    Title text of the poem Kanjika: Some Lamentations 2

    by Gagan Gill

  18. Kanjika: Some Lamentations 3

    Title text of the poem Kanjika: Some Lamentations 3

    by Gagan Gill

  19. Mountain Child

    Mountain child

    by Nirmala Putul

  20. Mourning Kanjikaa

    Title text of the poem Mourning Kanjikaa

    by Gagan Gill

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You can read three versions of each poem: the original, a literal translation and a final translation. We hope the latter works as an effective new poem in English, while staying close to the original poet’s intention.

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