English Translations of Ramashankar Yadav Vidrohi by Somrita Urni Ganguly

Somrita Urni Ganguly (Translator)



I don’t love you because
You’re beautiful
Or because
I really like you
I love you because
When I see you I feel
The revolution is coming
Your beauty
Drives me from my bed to the battleground



Stones become gods
Because you so choose to believe.

Can stones become coins
If you so choose to believe?

Your god is a make-belief plastic cow
That you can playact with
But get no milk from.



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