She came to him and said, "You are my
He answered, "You're the lowest of my
Proud as the moon rising vain above the crowd
"You are mine," is what she hoped
I would say.
#1951: From Rumi's
Edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar (Tehran, Amir Kabir, 1988).
Translated by Zara Houshmand
Zara Houshmand's features
The Life Teachings and Poetry of Jalal al-Din Rumi
By Frankin D. Lewis
By Coleman Barks (Translator)