loop loop loop… (if Barthelme was to write. That tendency to write a word thrice… infected!)

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan first performed this Mirabai bhajan during his tour to India in 1979. That line ‘pritam ka kuch dosh nahi hai’ strikes differently, in this little room on the terrace, every time it arrives. 

How amazing, this timelessness of some words. This one that is tying me up in knots was written by a 16th Century poet! 

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