Sunlight Made Visible

Sunlight made visible
the whole length of a sky,
movement of,
leaf, flower, all six colours
on tree, bush and creeper:
all this
is the day’s worship.

Night and day
in your worship
I forget myself
O lord white as jasmine.

- Mahadevi

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From: Speaking of Siva; translated with an introduction by A. K. Ramanujan (The Penguin classics). Harmondsworth, Penguin,