Monday, August 4, 2014

Kabir: "07" ["Hiding in this cage"]

hiding in this cage
of visible matter

is the invisible

pay attention
to her

she is singing
your song

"07" ["Hiding in this cage"], attributed to Kabir, from Beloved, May I Enter: Short Poems. Translated from the original Hindi by Sushil Rao. © Hrdai Press, 1996.  

Art credit: "Bird, Cage and the Girl," oil on canvas, by Ivona Torovin (originally color).

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