Within this dark shell
All emptiness is substantial
The sky and the earth reach me
In all elastic opacity.
Severely sensuous is this mystic opacity
A self-indulging hermaphrodite god
The earthworm told me; the leech confided.
Self-indulgence begets nightmares
Bonny … [Read the rest...] “Ratnakara | Navakanta Barua (trans.)”