Category: Poetry in Translation
Title: Lougadaba Khut / Hands to Take
Source book: Hingliba Misinggi Catalogue
Original language: Manipuri
Type of poetry: Abstract poem
Year of publication: 1995
Hands to Take*
joined mortared, and sunlight-hardened hands, left and right, let out a war cry for victory piercing the heavens with broadhead spears after snatching!
- 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.