The memory of you makes my heart pound
And my eyes cry tears of blood,
Until, again, I am calm at the sound of your name.
From all but you I shy away; for you alone I'm tame.
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)