Category: Poetry in Translation
Title: Nungshiba / Eternal Love
Source book: Hingliba Misinggi Catalogue
Original language: Manipuri
Type of poetry: Abstract poem
Year of publication: 1995
Love, permeating the air and light! Love, man peels you off splits you open and skims off the cream with a heaven’s ladle. Man, we are your comestibles— birds and animals, woods and forests, all of us, all of us!
- Translated from Srilekhak’s 1995 Manipuri poetry collection, Hingliba Misinggi Catalogue.
The translation of the collection, Catalogue of Living People, will be released in early 2015.