I'm content with this way: nonexistence.
Why so much advice about existence?
The day I die by that blade, Not-To-Be,
I will laugh at whoever cries for me.
#1250: 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)