I've burned my own house down

by Kabir

English version by Linda Hess and Shukdeo Singh
Original Language Hindi

I've burned my own house down,
the torch is in my hand.
Now I'll burn down the house of anyone
who wants to follow me.

-- from The Bijak of Kabir, Translated by Linda Hess / Translated by Shukdeo Singh

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I've burned my own