Lalleshwari

(1320 – 1392 / Pandrethan, Srinagar, Kashmir / India)

Day Will Be Erased In Night - Poem by Lalleshwari

Day will be erased in night.
The ground's surface will extend outward.

The new moon will be swallowed
in eclipse, and the mind in meditation

will be completely absorbed
by the Void inside it.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

[Taken from Naked Song, by Lalla / Translated by Coleman Barks]

Comments about Day Will Be Erased In Night by Lalleshwari

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (9/14/2017 11:31:00 PM)


    Change is the essence of life.
    Everything keeps moving.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (9/14/2017 1:31:00 PM)


    Extend outward! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/14/2017 4:29:00 AM)


    The new moon will be swallowed
    in eclipse, and the mind in meditation
    ..... lovely theme. Beautiful poem. Thanks and congratulation to her soul.
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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (9/14/2017 1:29:00 AM)


    Such a great work from way back...... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, July 13, 2012


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