The Ocean, the Father, and the Daughter

Works in Translation

Feby Indirani, translated by Sebastian Partogi
Published Dec 02, 2019

First published in Memburu Muhammad as Laut, Ayah, dan Putri.

[The Ocean]

I am vast and boundless. Open and accepting. Embracing all. When that slender body squirms, stretches and wriggles, I stretch myself as wide as I can to embrace her. I am ready to receive any sorrows, regrets or aspirations.

I am ready to wash away all kinds of mortal existence.

The Daughter keeps on sinking, even deeper.

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