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Narsinh Mehta: Poem 7 in English: Let Go

This time I give you two versions with some translation thoughts: Let Go Let go, yellow-garbed one, my garment, the sun is up, how can we still lie a-bed? At home, mother-in-law and sister-in-law are quick to take offense, when … Continue reading

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Narsinh Mehta Poem #7: Let Go: Gujarati & Transliteration

Here is Narsinh Mehta’s poem 7 from the collection, Narsinh Padmala, edited by Jayant Kothari and Darshana Dholakia (1997) ૭ મેહેલ 7 Mehel મેહેલ, પીતાંબર, અંબર માહારું, સૂર ઊગ્યો, સૂઇ કયમ રહીએ? અમ ઘર સાસુ નણંદ રિસાળવાં, કંથ પૂછે ત્યારે … Continue reading

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