Valentine’s Day Poem from 400 CE

यां चिन्तयामि सततं मयि सा विरक्ता, साप्यन्यमिच्छति जनं स जनोऽन्यसक्तः।
अस्मत्कृते च परितुष्यति काचिदन्या, धिक् तां च तं च मदनं च इमां च मां च॥  

“The maid my true heart loves would not my true love be;

She seeks another man; another maid loves he;

And me another maid her own true love would see,

Oh fie on her, and him, and her, and Love, and me !

(Showing how little has changed since Bhartrihari’s times)

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