Thursday, October 3, 2013

Lalleshwari - Just For a Moment, Flowers Appear

Just for a moment, flowers appear
on the empty, nearly-spring tree.
Just for a second, wind
through the wild thicket thorns.
Self inside self, You are nothing but me.
Self inside self, I am only You.
What we are together
will never die.
The why and how of this?
What does it matter?

[Taken from Poetry for the Spirit: Poems of Universal Wisdom and Beauty, Edited by
Alan Jacobs]

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