Mirabai

(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

Friend, Without That Dark Raptor - Poem by Mirabai

Friend, without that Dark raptor
I could not survive.
Mother-in-law shrills at me,
her daughter sneers,
the prince stumbles about in a permanent fury.
Now they've bolted my door
and mounted a guard.
But who could abandon a love
developed through uncounted lifetimes?
The Dark One is Mirabai's lord,
who else could
slake her desire?

[Translated by Andrew Schelling]


Comments about Friend, Without That Dark Raptor by Mirabai

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012



[Hata Bildir]