A Limb Just Moved

You taught Your songs to the birds first,
why was that?

And You practised Your love in the hearts of animals
before You created man,

I know the planets talk at night
and tell secrets
about
You.

A limb just moved before me,
the beauty of this world
is causing me to
weep

[Translated by Daniel Ladinsky]

by Mirabai

Comments (4)

A beauty in words on par with the expressed feelings.................
The Beauty of this poem is unbelievable and uncontestable. Very touching and deep.
The Beauty of this poem is unbelievable and uncontestable. Very touching and deep.
Undoubtedly, every life is entailed with beauty. Often we fail to identify what it is and where it lies etc. Your poem prompts us to address our inner being little deeper, I feel. Well written and inspiring poem. Thankx for sharing.