Kedarnath Singh was a Hindi poet, critic, and essayist. He received India’s highest literary honor, the Jananpith Award, and the Sahitya Academy Award. His anthologies include Srishti Par Pahra, Abhi Bilkul Abhi, Zameen Pak Rahi Hai, Yahan se Dekho, Akaal Mein Saaras, Baagh, Tolstoy aur Cycle, and Matdaan Kendra Pe Jhapki.
Photo: Momoko Morita/Pixabay
The Earth Shall Remain
I’m surethe earth shall remain,if not elsewhere,it shall remain in my bones;as a wood louse lives in the trunk of a tree,as a weevil lives in a see...