A tale of divine love
How long will you remain deaf to my pleas
as i stand helpless in this perilous maze of worldly life?
my soul, a desperate tenant , yearning for freedom,
from the confines of this body’s mortal shell,
as moments without you keep withering and falling
all around like the golden autumn leaves,
so mercilessly denied the the bliss of life
and i watch them as nonchalantly as those trees.
Maybe, i am just an impulsive wave,
my obsessed mind fixed on my destination,
of attaining salvation by reaching your shore
while persistently searching for the essence of your love,
before getting dispersed into infinitesimal drops
to find favour before your merciful eyes.
You are the only beacon of hope
that shines through my decaying heart,
the whiff of fragrance that lingers in spite of
this blinding darkness that surrounds,
the only sparkle afforded my weary eyes
and the traces of smile on my lips.
Yes, i keep hearing the notes of your flute
as i follow them with utmost devotion,
and live in hopes of a brighter tomorrow
when our names will be tied in silken threads,
to be remembered and uttered forever as one
as we reign together in a realm of immortality
somewhere in either the heaven or this earth.
©2016 Anjana Vipin E
(Inspired by the love and devotion of princess Mirabai to God Krishna)