Lalleshwari

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

Meditate Within Eternity - Poem by Lalleshwari

Meditate within eternity.
Don't stay in the mind.

Your thoughts are like a child fretting
near its mother's breast, restless
and afraid, who with a little guidance,
can find the path to courage.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

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

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 13, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, July 13, 2012


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