All souls alive have souls; not so soul itself.
There's bread to suit all men, but what feeds
You can shift and make do for any good thing
In life except for the source of life itself.
#1450: From Rumi's
Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988).
Translated by Zara Houshmand
Zara Houshmand's features
The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)