O wine, you are king, just and good to all.
One cup of you will free a hundred slaves.
My eyes are bright when your sun shines in me.
I escape in you who make me happy.
#1709: 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)