तोहार चेहरावा शीशा में,  हमार बहुत बड़का कविता हवे!  लेकिन, बड़ा जल्दी ये खो गियल,  अंतिम में हम तोहरा से प्यार करे नी
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Bhojpuri poem, translated by Rajat Kant Singh

Audio Manoj Bihary
Bhojpuri love poem (Bajpuri, Bhojapuri)! Translation in the dialect of Bhojpur, related to the bihari. This dialect has spread to the area between the southern border of Nepal and Chota Nagpur. There are about 44 million speakers who make it live through a very lively oral literature. This bhojpuri poem, could be also understood by the diaspora in Nepal, Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Suriname, Fiji. There are several variants and its writing system which was the Kaithi is now replaced by the devanagari. For the kaithi, be curious, you will easily find out to what it looks like.
Indian poems