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Ghazal #1855 from the divan-e-shams-e-tabrizi

چه دانستم که این سودا مرا زین سان کند مجنون دلم را دوزخی سازد دو چشمم را کند جیحون How could I know that this longing would drive me so crazy; That it would make my heart a prison, and … Continue reading

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Ghazal #497, Divan-e-Shams-e-Tabrizi (Rumi)

The Sufis have arrived from left and right, Door to door, alley to alley- “where’s the wine!” The Sufi’s door- the heart, and his alley- the soul; And the Sufi’s wine from the cellar of God! The Saqi opened a … Continue reading

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