My love is in my house


My love is in my house,
I watched the road for years
but never saw him.
I put out the worship plate,
gave away gems.
After this, he sent word.
My dark lover has come,
joy is on my limbs.
Hari is an ocean,
my eyes touch him.
Mira is an ocean of joy.
She takes him inside.


   Hindi; trans. Willis Barnstone & Usha Nilsson


Mira Bai, Hindi, trans. Willis Barnstone & Usha Nilsson.