Sunday, June 7, 2009

Devara Dasimayya

If they see

Breasts and long hair coming

They call it woman,

If beard and whiskers

They call it man;

But, look, the self that hovers

In between

Is neither man

Nor woman

O. Ramanatha, Devara Dasimayya

Tr. By A. K. Ramanujan

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