Aditya Shankar translates a poem by Shylan
Silencer The silencer disengages From the motorbike on the ascent. Onward, The routes resonate multi-fold. After stripping off The celebrated name That stuck by chance, May be my resonance too Would turn glorious.
Shylan (b.1975) is a poet and film critic. His poetry collections include Vettaikkaran, Nishkasithante Easter, Ottakappakshi, Thamraparni, and Deja Vu.
Aditya Shankar is an Indian poet, flash fiction author, and translator. His work has appeared in international journals and anthologies of repute and translated into Malayalam and Arabic. Books: After Seeing (2006), Party Poopers (2014), and XXL (Dhauli Books, 2018). He lives in Bangalore, India.
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