I bring wine from my love, who lights my heart,
I bring the love-fire that burns in my chest;
May they hide from all eyes, till the end of time,
The nightmare I lived those nights until dawn.
#1307, from Rumi's Kolliyaat-e
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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