RUDRA KINSHUK

(22 MAY,1971 / BOLPUR WEST BENGAL INDIA)

SANTAL MARRIGE SONGS


1.
Such scorching heat!
Do you want the shade of an umbrella
or the shade of your husband?
Your husband's is the securest.

2.
Don't bedeck me
as a bride any more.
I've given my soul
to the dark youth
of the neighboring village.


transcreated from santali original by rudra kinshuk

Submitted: Monday, November 22, 2010
Edited: Thursday, November 25, 2010

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