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By Jalal al-Din Rumi,Ehsan Yarshater,Franklin D. Lewis,A. J. Arberry

My verse resembles the bread of Egypt—night passes over it, and also you can't devour it any more.

Devour it the instant it really is clean, ahead of the airborne dirt and dust settles upon it.

Its position is the nice and cozy weather of the center; during this global it dies of cold.

Like a fish it quivered for an immediate on dry land, one other second and also you see it's cold.

Even for those who consume it imagining it really is clean, it's important to conjure up many images.

What you drink is absolutely your personal mind's eye; it truly is no previous story, my sturdy man.

Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207–73), mythical Persian Muslim poet, theologian, and mystic, wrote poems acclaimed in the course of the centuries for his or her robust non secular pictures and provocative content material, which frequently defined Rumi’s love for God in romantic or erotic phrases. His large physique of labor contains greater than 3 thousand lyrics and odes. This quantity includes four hundred poems chosen by way of well known Rumi student A. J. Arberry, who offers the following probably the most complete and adept English translations of this enigmatic genius. Mystical Poems is the definitive source for an individual looking an advent to or an enriched realizing of 1 of the world’s maximum poets.

 

“Rumi is among the world’s maximum lyrical poets in any language—as good as essentially the most obtainable and approachable consultant of Islamic civilization for Western students.”—James W. Morris, Oberlin College

 

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