Wednesday, May 17, 2017

I know a cure (Mirabai)



I know a cure for sadness:

Let your hands touch something that

makes your eyes

smile.

I bet there are a hundred objects close by

that can do that.



Look at

beauty's gift to us-

her power so great she enlivens

the earth, the sky, our

soul.



Mirabai (c. 1498-1550)




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