Kedarnath Singh (1934–2018) was a poet, critic, and essayist of Hindi literature. He received the Jnanpith Award, India’s highest literary honor, in 2013. His anthologies include Abhi Bilkul Abhi, Yahan Se Dekho, Zameen Pak Rahi hai, Akaal Mein Saaras, and Bagh.
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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...