08 February, 2011

Fish tales from the South

Came across this lovely poem some time back

வழி தவறிய மீன்கள்
சந்தித்துக் கொண்டன
இரண்டிடமும் கடல்
பற்றிய கதையிருந்தது
கடல் இல்லை

- இலக்குவண்
Translated, it reads as follows

Two lost fish
met on the forlorn sandy plains
had stories of the ocean
of the ocean?
no trace.



LakshmanaRaja said...

Thanks for posting my poem. Nice to see among some very nice poems of your blog.

Siddharth said...

this is one of my fav. poems. Nice translation. thanks.

Aparna Ray said...

Thank you both. The poem is indeed lovely! I wish I could read more of them.