Kabir

(1440 - 1518 / Pratapgar, Uttar Pradesh, India)

I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty - Poem by Kabir

I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty

You don't grasp the fact that what is most alive of all
is inside your own house.
and so you walk from one holy city to the next with
a confused look!

Kabir will tell you the truth: go wherever you like,
to Calcutta or Tibet;
if you can't find where your soul is hidden,
for you the world will never be real!


Comments about I Laugh When I Hear That The Fish In The Water Is Thirsty by Kabir

  • Rookie - 178 Points Brian Jani (5/17/2014 3:10:00 PM)

    Kabir Nicely layed down.it flows nicely.well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 2, 2012


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