Vikram Seth

(20 June 1952 - / Kolkata / India)

Last Night - Poem by Vikram Seth

Last night your faded memory came to me
As in the wilderness spring comes quietly,
As, slowly, in the desert moves thew breeze,
As to a sick man, without cause, comes peace

[Original: Urdu, Translated by: Faiz Ahmed Faiz]

Comments about Last Night by Vikram Seth

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (10/22/2017 2:28:00 PM)

    Thanks for the translation of this great write..... (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (10/22/2017 10:48:00 AM)

    रात यूँ दिल में तेरी खोई हुई याद आयी
    जैसे वीराने में चुपके से बहार आ जाये
    जैसे सेहराओं में हौले से चले बाद-ए-नसीम
    जैसे बीमार को बेवजह करार आ जाए
    (फ़ैज़ अहमद फ़ैज़)
    Beautiful translation of a great poem from Faiz.
    (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (10/22/2017 2:41:00 AM)

    Faded memory! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (10/22/2017 1:34:00 AM)

    Interesting presentation. Congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day. (Report) Reply

  • (1/28/2016 11:12:00 PM)

    interesting /////////////////// (Report) Reply

  • (1/28/2016 6:25:00 AM)

    Mind blowing poem and it's equally beautiful translation. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report) Reply

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/28/2016 4:53:00 AM)

    Nice translation of the urdu version.... (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (7/17/2013 5:05:00 AM)

    cool.beautiful n soothing (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran (6/18/2012 3:35:00 PM)

    /but memories are not habitual/....nice! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (3/14/2012 10:11:00 AM)

    Inspiring spring mood...10..
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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