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GROWING WITHIN DESĂVÂRŞIRE LĂUNTRICĂ

PREFACE I revisited my poems composed during 1974 and 1975 in Deothang (Bhutan) besides some earlier poems composed in Varanasi, Lucknow and Delhi that now appear mere finger exercises in expression of romantic sentimentalism, repressed desires and frustrated passions and instincts. I edited/rewrote some of them in the form they now appear here. It was indeed a different experience, altogether different, when I did My Silence (1985) and Music Must Sound (1990), available in the volumes of my collected poems, My Silence and Other Selected Poems: 1974-1994 (1996) and Sense and Silence: Collected Poems (2010). Previously unpublished, these ‘older’ poems, that is, the thirty poems rediscovered from my Deothang diary, have acquired a fresh texture and an architecture of their own. The poems, as in the past (cf. Sense and Silence), appear without a pattern and are untitled though they are numbered for individual identification. In fact all the poems collected in the present volume should read better without their titles—these were all composed without titles integral to them—even if I have suspended them with titles to facilitate individual identification. As earlier, I have also reshuffled the time of their composition and artificially arranged them to create a sort of continuity, be it haiku, tanka or their 9

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Growing Within-Desăvârşire lăuntrică by Ram Krishna Singh  

haiku, tanka & other poems Traducerea din limba engleză: Alexandra Flora Munteanu Taner Murat

Growing Within-Desăvârşire lăuntrică by Ram Krishna Singh  

haiku, tanka & other poems Traducerea din limba engleză: Alexandra Flora Munteanu Taner Murat

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