Mirabai

(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

Mirabai Poems

1. Your Slander Is Sweet 1/1/2004
2. Your Look Of Light 1/1/2004
3. Why Mira Can't Come Back to Her Old House 4/3/2012
4. We Do Not 3/29/2010
5. Unbreakable 1/1/2004
6. Turn Back? 1/1/2004
7. Torn In Shreds 3/29/2010
8. The Saffron 1/1/2004
9. The Rainy Season 1/1/2004
10. The Plums Tasted 3/29/2010
11. The Heat of Midnight Tears 4/3/2012
12. The Dark One Is Krishna 1/1/2004
13. The Dagger 1/1/2004
14. The Arrow of His Glance 1/1/2004
15. That dark Dweller in Braj 1/1/2004
16. Strange Is The Path When You Offer Love 1/1/2004
17. Strange Are The Decrees Of Fate 4/3/2012
18. Sleep 1/1/2004
19. Out in a Downpour 4/3/2012
20. Only He Knows the Bitterness of Love 4/3/2012

The Dark One Is Krishna

Thick overhead
clouds of the monsoon,
a delight to this feverish heart.
Season of rain,
season of uncontrolled whispers---the Dark One's returning!
O swollen heart,
O sky brimming with moisture---
tongued lightning first
and then thunder,

[Hata Bildir]