On a wild white steed, unbridled,
I gallop through a valley of terror
Like a bird that flies flushed from a trap.
What home does this horse race to? What home,
#1355: 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
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)