Poetry Reads: Basanti Hawa by Kedarnath Agarwal

There are innumerable things about the Hindi language that appeals to this writer’s heart.  Expressing in English has its joys in putting pen to paper, in arranging, rearranging words, in description, documentation, rhyme and flow.  But for the sheer spontaneity of conversation – Hindi it is. The following Hindi poem (featured here with my translation) is a school favourite. … Read more