Treasure Island

Vikram Seth

(20 June 1952 - / Kolkata / India)

Last Night


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]

Submitted: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Edited: Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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