F Off!

F off, you call this love?
you don’t know what it is to serenade
you could, I’m sure, climb up a mountain, and push me too

Original in Hindi

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Translation in English

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About the author


Music. Photos. Theatre. Sea. Osho. Friends. Books. Dreams. Beatles. Freedom. Thoughts. Stories. Expression. Memories. Conversations. Movies. The love of my life. Defines me!

About the book author

Akhil Katyal

Akhil Katyal is finishing his doctoral thesis at SOAS, University of London. He blogs at akhil katyal poetry

About the translator


Jagdeep likes to write, and fly. Her (personal) blog: www.teerathyatra.com