[I was passionate]

By Lal Ded
Translated by Jane Hirshfield
I was passionate,
filled with longing,
I searched
far and wide.
 
But the day
that the Truthful One
found me,
I was at home.

Lal Ded, “[I was passionate]” translated by Jane Hirshfield, from Women in Praise of the Sacred (New York: Harper Collins, 1994).
Source: Women in Praise of the Sacred (HarperCollins Publishers Inc, 1994)