Bampanth The Left

Thought Hatchery

-Resham Birahi

I picked up the trowel
weeded clean the cluttered ground
In the name of conviction
painted, bright red vermilion of hope
on the pathetic faces of men

Over the clear skies and foggy settlements
laid multi-colored cushions
Stuffing fire-sticks of dreams in the mud stove
I let the daydreaming feast
simmer in a self-regulating cauldron

I kept on climbing the mountain
When reached its peak
Through the veiled-window of riches and luxuries
looked at those foggy settlements again
I did not see any of those colors
Indifferent, has already become
The spring of my consciousness

As time passed by, I
caressed my head softly from all sides
watched the cells wadded with dogmatic thoughts
the bleeding of consciousness
like the flow of water in a canal from a ruptured dam
And saw,
the thought hatchery inside my mind
torn asunder.

(Translated by Mahesh Maskey)


जवाफ लेख्नुहोस्

तपाईँको इमेल ठेगाना प्रकाशित गरिने छैन। अनिवार्य फिल्डहरूमा * चिन्ह लगाइएको छ

Bampanth The Left
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Bampanth_The Left is a quarterly academic magazine published from Kathmandu. It is registered under the Sambad Publication following the provision mentioned in The Press and Publication Act 1991. The magazine aspires to serve as a bridge between scholars and activists to deepen our understanding of the socialism oriented socio-political transformation of Nepali society.

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Pitamber Sharma
Deependra Kshetri
Prabhat Patnaik
Cheng Enfu

Mahesh Maskey

Executive Editor:
Bikash Dhakal

Managing Editor:
Puran KC

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