Thursday, November 17, 2005

heaven and earth

They say that heaven's a high paradise

Where nymphs and elixirs await.

So now we grasp at love and wine

In sweet anticipation of our fate.

#802: From Rumi's Kolliyaat-e Shams-e Tabrizi

Today's quatrain is a strange one for it seems frankly trite. Frankly, it's not.


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