Thursday, 14 March 2013

from: Vikramankadevacarita - Bilhana Kavi

After scaling the peaks
of the of the curving-browed girl’s breasts,
Kama rested a moment upon his heavy bow,
thus forming
as it were
her navel
with the impress
of his bow’s rounded point.

Bilhana Kavi (11th century) Kashmir

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