Easter

Poet: A.Ayyappan

Translated by. P.K.N. Panicker

 

Yesterday

tasted the bread

made with blood.

 

This Friday

Commemoration day

of the death

of a good man.

And you shall weep

today.

 

Tomorrow too

you will weep.

Tomorrow

is the day

your dear little lamb

will be killed.

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To read the original Malayalam poem : http://www.akshra.org/%e0%b4%88%e0%b4%b8%e0%b5%8d%e0%b4%b1%e0%b4%b1%e0%b5%bc/

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