Donít be mistaken 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 fate with mine: He had eleven apostles to confide in; And I reflect here day and night: Which one of my old chums confined me?
© Akbar Muhammad. Translation, 2009
(akbarmuhammad.awardspace.co.uk)