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Woman in Pink Sari/Delhi

The poem is by Mira (c. 1498-1550) renowned woman poet-saint of India.  Born a princess in Rajasthan, she became a sadhu after the early death of her husband.  She was a fierce champion of human rights, especially of women.  She spent her last years attending the destitute and writing poetry.  Translation by Daniel Ladinsky

Archival pigment print and colored pencil on Epson enhanced matte paper,
20" x 24", 2009

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