Ganglion of Lightnings • 28 January 2011

Sri Durga Bhavan


Looking for your light,

I went out:

     it was like the sudden dawn

     of a million million suns,


     a ganglion of lightnings

     for my wonder.


     O Lord of Caves,

     if you are light,

     there can be no metaphor.


     –Allama Prabhu

12th century son of Karnataka, cartographer of nadis, bard of Shiva, and poet of the mystical zero