Donít ye find fault with my young age, In such a case the years are unimportant - The Christ was sold at his middle age, And I was a teenager only. Let us compare his lot with mine - He had eleven apostles to confide in, And I do think here day and night - Which one of my true friends confined me?
© Akbar Muhammad. Translation, 2009
(akbarmuhammad.awardspace.co.uk)