I don't know what state you are in today,
Coming here drunk in the early morning.
Though you drink my blood, you won't get away:
I have given my heart's blood to find you.
#1768: 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
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