Manu Manjil

Rookie (29 June 1969 / Nepal)

Biography of Manu Manjil

Poet, lyricist, editor and translator. An M.A. from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has a collection of widely acclaimed verses to his credit noted for poetically charged lines, metaphor and style. He has four other published books of poems of some leading Nepali poets he translated into English. He is one of the finest poets in present-day Nepal. He is the founding member and present chairman of Literary Communication Academy and founding president of Writers' Circle. He is a man of letters active for the good cause of poetry. He has participated in several international literary events including SAARC festival of poetry in Orissa in 2008 and in the 29th SAARC writer's conference in Agra last year.

Manu Manjil's Works:

Andhiko Aaveg (Howl of Storms) - A collection of Poems
Poems on the Hill (Translation)
Sun-Shower (Translation)
Daughters of the Earth (Translation)

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To My Ancestors

I shelter from the rain
under the roof they laid.
I stand safe from
the storms
inside the walls they erected.
I own a beautiful house
I admit I did not build
and the prosperity heaven would
pine for

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