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July 6, 2006

What is Happiness?

This poem is from Daniel Ladinsky's The Gift: Poems by Hafiz. No poem in this book is in dialectic relation to a specific Persian text.

What do sad people have in common?
It seems they have built a shrine to the past --
And often go there And do strange wail and worship. 
What is the beginning of Happiness?
It is to stop being so religious like that.

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