You've had your fill, not me. What's the remedy?
Who can take your place, the place of life's
'Just wait,' you say, 'Have faith, you'll
have your due.'
I slave for faith! What faith is there but
#273: From Rumi's
Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988).
Translated by Zara Houshmand
Zara Houshmand's features
The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)