About the translator: Dr Binod Kumar Gogoi (born,1950; retired as scientist from CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Assam, India in 2010). He welcomes comments from the poetry lovers about the poems presented in this site. His e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Poet: Nilmani Phookan (born 1933, Assam,India) is a well-known Assamese poet, essayists and translator. He has published 13 volumes of poetry. He won many awards: Sahitya Akademi Award in Assamese (1981); Assam Valley Literary Award (1997); Sahitya Akademi Fellowship (2002). He was awarded the Padmashree by the Government of India in 1990.
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