Thursday, September 29, 2016

I had to choose

between a squirrel and a war;
I chose the squirrel and let the war go.

This choice was crucial for our humanity,

the squirrel trembles at the very mention of war
but no war has ever thought of the squirrels.

tr. from Pratyush Pushkar's 'Mujhe Chunna Pada'

Pratyush Pushkar

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