Quotation by Amaru

Hard-hearted girl,
get rid of these doubts
based on false rumor.
It's not good
to subject me to sorrow
because of backbiters' words,
or have you decided now,
silly girl,
that it's all true?
Do to me what you will,
sweetheart.
Suit yourself.
Amaru (c. seventh century A.D.), Kashmirian king, compiler, author of some of the poems in the anthology which bears his name. translated from the Amaruataka by Martha Ann Selby, vs. 53, Motilal Banarsidass (1983).
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