Ajmer Rode is a powerful and influential literary figure. He writes in Punjabi and English. His collection of poems 'Leela' is considered a landmark in Punjabi poetry. His poems confront questions of immigrant life and other existential issues of the humankind. The simplicity of his poetry combined with the intensity of personal experience leaves a deep impact on the reader. He lives in Canada. Here is the translation of some of his selected poems in three episodes. This is the first one with five poems of Ajmer Rode translated into Hindi.