Poems translated by Vijay Seshadri

Vijay Seshadri’s collections of poems include James Laughlin Award winner The Long Meadow, Wild Kingdom, The Disappearances (New and Selected Poems; Harper-Collins India), and 3 Sections (Fall, 2013). His work has been widely published and recognized with a number of honors. The translations here are of selected couplets from two of the most famous ghazals of Momin and Ghalib. Seshadri teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, and lives in Brooklyn.