O saki, fill a cupby Fakhruddin Iraqi
English version by William Chittick and Peter Lamborn Wilson
Original Language Persian/Farsi
O saki, fill a cup
with that wine:
my heart, my religion
my sweet life.
Can drinking be my liturgy?
Then my Faith
will be to sip the Beloved
from this chalice.
|-- from Fakhruddin Iraqi: Divine Flashes (Classics of Western Spirituality) , Translated by William Chittick / Translated by Nasr Seyyed Hossein|
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