Vidyapati Thakur

[the poet cuckoo of Maithili] (1352 - 1448 / Bishphi / Bihar, India)

Brooding Love

Madhava:
Your moon-faced love
Had never guessed
That parting hurts.
Radha is tortured,
Dreading you will leave.
Love has robbed her of all power,
She sinks clasping the ground.

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