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I am mad with Love

Mirabai 1498 (Kudki, Pali district, Jodhpur State) – 1556 (Dwaraka)

I am mad with love
And no one understands my plight.
Only the wounded
Understand the agonies of the wounded,
When the fire rages in the heart.
Only the jeweller knows the value of the jewel,
Not the one who lets it go.
In pain I wander from door to door,
But could not find a doctor.
Says Mira: Harken, my Master,
Mira's pain will subside
When Shyam comes as the doctor.

 

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Mirabai

Mirabai was a 16th-century Hindu mystic poet and devotee of Lord Krishna. more…

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