No one solves this problem for me, shows me:
Which way leads to water, which to mud?
Fear fills my heart with blood; the road splits here
And I must choose: Which way will take me home?
#1460, from Rumi's Kolliyaat-e
Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988).
Translated by Zara Houshmand
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The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
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