The Shadows of Turning Forty – 6 - Manushya Puthiran


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Why don’t you
dye your hair
nowadays?
she asked wistfully

I was narrating
an adventurous tale
from my long journey


In my tale
there was something
she couldn’t
 believe

In my age
there was something
she didn’t wish to
believe


Translated by R. Abilash

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