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A Small Moment, An English Poem By Cornelius Eady In Hindi/Urdu Translation

main ghar k pass bakery main giya
vo bhathi se paneer k toast nikal rehay the.
Main ne poocHa: ye kis cheese ki saugandh hai"
Main kavi hoon, kavi poocHte hai.

Bakery main khaDay log bhi yahi pooChana chate the
lakin vo pooCh na sake.
Do aur log bhi yehi toast kharidna chahte the
Jo aurat cash k register pe khadi thee
main ne us se pooCha: kya koii paisa
ban jata hai is kaam main. Kya main us se
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Topic(s) of this poem: moment,small
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
A Small Moment
BY CORNELIUS EADY

I walk into the bakery next door
To my apartment. They are about
To pull some sort of toast with cheese
From the oven. When I ask:
What's that smell? I am being
A poet, I am asking

What everyone else in the shop
Wanted to ask, but somehow couldn't;
I am speaking on behalf of two other
Customers who wanted to buy the
Name of it. I ask the woman
Behind the counter for a percentage
Of her sale. Am I flirting?
Am I happy because the days
Are longer? Here's what

She does: She takes her time
Choosing the slices. "I am picking
Out the good ones, " she tells me. It's
April 14th. Spring, with five to ten
Degrees to go. Some days, I feel my duty;
Some days, I love my work.
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