My love, there's a path from your heart to
And my heart is aware how to find it;
For my heart now is pool, sweet and clear,
And it serves the moon as her mirror.
#185: 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)