You are water; we are all plants that drink.
We are all beggars; you are the king.
We are all voices; you're the one who speaks.
Why don't we all follow? It's you who seeks.
#1621: 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)