Poetry Corner

Poetry Corner October 16, 2010

A poem from Sufi mystic Hafiz this morning:

With That Moon Language

Admit something:
Everyone you see, you say to them, 
“Love me.”
Of course you do not do this out loud;
Someone would call the cops.
Still though, think about this,
This great pull in us to connect.
Why not become the one
Who lives with a full moon in each eye
That is always saying,
With that sweet moon
What every other eye in this world
Is dying to

Hafiz (translated by Daniel Ladinsky)

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