Thursday, 11 January 2018

Quatrain by Sri Praj

True my every vow                   to thee
As a jewel would be                 set high
Come, love, share with me       life’s bliss
Come, believe me, try              me just this once

Sri Praj (17th century) Thailand
Translated by Geoffrey de Graff
Source: Thai poetry translation: a review and some examples, M.C. Chand Chirayu Rajani, in Journal of the Siam Society, Vol. 67.1, 1979

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