Triveni Journal

1927 | 11,233,916 words

Triveni is a journal dedicated to ancient Indian culture, history, philosophy, art, spirituality, music and all sorts of literature. Triveni was founded at Madras in 1927 and since that time various authors have donated their creativity in the form of articles, covering many aspects of public life....

Your Chariot

Viswanatha Satyanarayana (Translated from Telugu by B. V. L. Narayanarow)


The horses of your chariot
are galloping
at a steady,
bewildering speed.

Swept up,
and crushed
under the wheels,
I lost
all my blood

Absorbed was the jolt,
muffled the cry,
by your

your charioteer
will clean the wheels
of my blood.

Of all the blood smears there,
how can one tell
which is

Translated from the original in Telugu by B V L Narayanarow

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