beneath sleeping lids, lightning flashes

the bhakti spirit cries out for the Beloved

the night is long, rotund

Vedic chants,
memorised in water,
saturated in maya


Suda vasantam hriday aravende,
bhavan bhavani sahi tum namame ….’

always residing in the lotus of the heart,
surrendering to earth ….

kisses, light as air, burn deep holes
in the fabric of love

can this thirst be quenched,
can this longing be satiated?