Poem: On the edge of time


By: Shailendra Chauhan
Translated by: Balkrishna Kabra ‘Etesh’

Edge of time

On the edge of time
Withered is mind
Lowered are

Cherished desire hangs
Carefully like an arch
Frigidity domineers
Body and mind

It’s hard
To escape unarmed
In this difficult time


Shailendra Chauhan (b 1954) is a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering. He works as Deputy General Manager in a Public Sector Undertaking of Govt. of India.

He writes poems, short stories, criticism of Hindi literature as well in English.

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