Akka Mahadevi Poems

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1.
Love's Marvellous Ways

Look at
love's marvellous
ways:
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2.
Show Me Your Way Out

Like a silkworm weaving
her house with love
from her marrow,
and dying
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3.
Don'T Despise Me

Don't despise me as
She who has no one
I'm not one to be afraid,
Whatever you do.
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4.
O Lord, White As Jasmine

You're like milk
In water: I cannot tell
What comes before,
What after;
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5.
Sunlight Made Visible

Sunlight made visible
the whole length of a sky,
movement of wind
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6.
How Can You Be Modest

People,
male and female,
blush when a cloth covering their shame
comes loose
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7.
Would A Circling Surface Vulture

Would a circling surface vulture
know such depths of sky
as the moon would know?
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8.
O Lord, Listen To Me

O Lord, listen to me if you will, listen not
if you will not: I cannot rest contented
unless I sing of you.
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9.
I Have Fallen In Love

I have fallen in love, O mother with the
Beautiful One, who knows no death,
knows no decay and has no form
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10.
Lord Your Maya

Oh! Lord your Maya does not give me up even
When I have given it up. In spite of my
resistance it clings to me and follows me.
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