This is the fourth post in the Tagore/Kabir series.
You seek the hue of hubris in
The pine flavor of sky and you
Call it I; you rest in the palm of
Wilful Sky and try, try and call it
I; you bring me the pulp of a paper
Cut sluiced and threaded with dread
and call it I; there are many I’s, no?
The original representation of the even more original
II. 56. dariyâ kî lahar dariyâo hai jî The river and its waves are one surf: where is the difference between the river and its waves? When the wave rises, it is the water; and when it falls, it is the same water again. Tell me, Sir, where is the distinction? Because it has been named as wave, shall it no longer be considered as water? Within the Supreme Brahma, the worlds are being told like beads: Look upon that rosary with the eyes of wisdom.
And here’s a useful tangent
The way you create a deliberate lilt
In the fabric
And let the hazelnut fry your brain’s
Its thrust into being another, its voltage
And becoming, walking; this stroll through
A laugh and