“Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.” – Desiderius Erasmus
A strange darkness has descended upon this earth today.
Today, the sightless see the most.
Today, the world is clueless
Without the valuable advice
Of the ones whose hearts
Hold no love,
Not even remote stirrings of compassion.
Who still retain deep faith in man,
Who value noble truth and tradition,
Or art and arduous practice,
Have their hearts
For the vulture and the fox to devour
This translation was first published in Meghdutam.com (between 1999 to 2002)
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