So far and high did my heart's bird fly
That worlds upon worlds opened secrets up.
So many ways she encompassed the sky
That world and beyond are a drop in her cup.
#817: 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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