Sappho project: parody (a)

Fearless Durga

(baleful eye)

Shakti in shape:

reinforce me.


Hear me.

Come here like before,

don your green,

take up your weapons,


harness your tiger


snarl, spit froth,

frenzy –)


O fearless one

(fearsome eye flash):

what now do I suffer,

why now do I cry out,


what do I want?

How shall I be fierce,

how do I become

awful and awesome?


If he pursues, soon he will flee.

If he takes what is not offered

in time he too will take it.

If he is not gentle, he will be tender.


Come to me now:

loose me, your arrow.

Abolish my fears.

Be my captain.


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