My mind is set on something quite other;
My love is a beauty unlike any other.
God knows, even love does not content me.
Fall goes, gives hope of a spring like no other.
# 174, 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
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)