(1498 - 1546 / Kudki / India)

Do Not Leave Me - Poem by Mirabai

Do not leave me alone, a helpless woman.
My strength, my crown,
I am empty of virtues,
You, the ocean of them.
My heart's music, you help me
In my world-crossing.
You protected the king of the elephants.
You dissolve the fear of the terrified.

Where can I go? Save my honour
For I have dedicated myself to you
And now there is no one else for me.

Comments about Do Not Leave Me by Mirabai

  • Rod Mendieta (9/30/2017 2:27:00 PM)

    Oh boy, this is rather lame, though I'm tempted to go an check other poems by this poetess, with the hunch that there's others that are much better in spite of this selection. I suppose that's the idea of featuring her work here, though if someone can recommend any in particular, that will save me some valuable time. (Report) Reply

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  • Rini Jerry (9/30/2017 2:18:00 PM)

    Beautiful lines love for lord Krishna well expressed (Report) Reply

  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (9/30/2017 12:27:00 PM)

    Where can I go? Save my honour
    For I have dedicated myself to you
    And now there is no one else for me.

    Mirabai, a great saint poetess whose love for her beloved Krishna is unparalleled,
    Her poems are full of Bhakti filled with nectar of love.
    I bow down before this Poetess of selfless love for her God.
    (Report) Reply

  • Alem Hailu G/kristos (9/30/2017 9:23:00 AM)

    A very nice read, A good write! (Report) Reply

  • Ayni Artistique (9/30/2017 7:22:00 AM)

    Mirabai's reach towards the Self and Krishna's smile met at the core of this suave poem. Jai Mirabai, Aum! Spirit never leaves us. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (9/30/2017 3:45:00 AM)

    A helpless woman! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/30/2017 3:45:00 AM)

    Meera was a pious devotee of Shrikrisna and her love towards Shrikrusna was immense. This love has been reflected in this poem. It is in Meera's tone...
    Where can I go? Save my honour
    For I have dedicated myself to you
    And now there is no one else for me.

    Beautifully crafted. Thanks and congratulatios to her soul for being selected as the poem of the day.
    (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith (9/30/2017 3:32:00 AM)

    A plaintive write that could apply in any day or age. (Report) Reply

  • Ash Adetayo (9/30/2017 2:18:00 AM)

    Exccellent poem of a woman in love, rated 10 (Report) Reply

  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/30/2017 1:26:00 AM)

    A great song of the dedicated heart. Beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Nudershada Cabanes (9/30/2017 12:31:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem that reflects acceptance of ones fate of ones dire state. There is humility. (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra (9/30/2017 12:30:00 AM)

    no one else for me, great write (Report) Reply

  • Indira Renganathan (3/8/2017 10:35:00 AM)

    Mira's devotion to Krishna was immeasurable which is reflected in this poem too- great work (Report) Reply

  • (1/6/2017 3:50:00 AM)

    great poem
    I read submission and simplicity in this great poem! (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2013 9:14:00 PM)

    Indian people would love to read all of her poems in Hindi(oiginal way) to get the complete idea/meaning of the poems (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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