(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

  • Sriranji Aratisankar (9/15/2016 3:35:00 AM)

    excellent one.... very good idea... (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/2/2015 2:56:00 PM)

    Good one, real charm is in hindi........... (Report) Reply

  • 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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