When your love drives me crazy, that day
I dare things, madly, that demons would not.
Your eyelash alone does to my heart
What the pen of the scribe of fate cannot.
#720: From Rumi's
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)