Today

Just before this picture was taken, it appears like
The barber had put a bowl upside down on your head
And trimmed what laid outside of it.

Original in Hindi

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Translation in English

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About the author

The Cathartist

The Cathartist is the Editor at GaysiFamily. She remembers nearly all her dreams to the last detail, would rather skip a movie than watch it after missing the first five minutes, has a rare form of Tourettes leading to inappropriate conversations and is a hopeless jerk magnet. If she ever writes a book, it will be called "La tyrannie d'anciens amoureux".

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

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