Supurna Dasgupta‘s translation of Mangalesh Dabral’s poem: Retaliation (Hindi to English)


Whatever I heard as noise

Here and there and everywhere

I started stringing them together

Just like a melody.

Supurna Dasgupta is a PhD scholar at the University of Chicago in the department of South Asian Languages and Civilisations. In her spare time, she translates, embroiders, makes wishful travel plans, and teaches imaginary courses.

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