With a bow held in one hand
An Ustad takes the Esraj on his lap.
He moves the bow forcefully forth and
less forcefully back against the strings
to produce melody as a woodcutter cutting
the trunk of a sagwan tree with a hand-saw.
Partha Chatterjee lives in India with his family. Born in 1986 he graduated from Burdwan University. He loves music and poetry. His father late Adhir Kumar Chatterjee and mother late Moyna Chatterjee provide him with insight and poetic inspiration.