Poem – Brother I’ve seen Some – Kabir

Brother, I’ve seen some 
Astonishing sights: 

A lion keeping watch 

Over pasturing cows; 

A mother delivered 

After her son was; 

A guru prostrated 

Before his disciple; 

Fish spawning 

On treetops; 

A cat carrying away 

A dog; 

A gunny-sack 

Driving a bullock-cart; 

A buffalo going out to graze, 

Sitting on a horse; 

A tree with its branches in the earth, 

Its roots in the sky; 

A tree with flowering roots. 
This verse, says Kabir, 

Is your key to the universe. 

If you can figure it out.

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